+9-figure environmental programs increase efficiency & effectiveness with my leadership, program and project management, and nature-based systems-thinking.


+9-figure environmental programs increase efficiency & effectiveness with my leadership, program and project management, and nature-based systems-thinking.


what I do

I help environmental organizations, programs, and projects increase planning and operations effectiveness by using leadership with project management methodologies, nature-based solutions, and systems-thinking.

Testimonials

What they have to say:


I have a proven record of exploring new territories and having an enormous capacity to strategize and put workable plans in motion. 


In the past 15 years, I have acquired work experience which includes: 

  • +12 years in stakeholder management┬á
  • +10 years in environmental sciences
  • +7 years in finance┬á
  • +7 years in project management
  • +3 years in human resources┬á

  • Largest program to-date: $270M USD┬á
  • Largest division co-managed: +2,000 employees┬á


I have worked in different countries and with multi-cultural, multi-ethnic groups. 


Certified:

  • Project Management Professional┬« (PMI) #2698894

  • Sustainability Associate┬« (ISSP)

  • Arborist┬«┬á(ISA) #WE-12380A

  • Remote (Drone/UAS) Pilot (USA FAA)┬á

In June 2020, I will graduate as a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Sustainability Management (June 2020).

Certifications & Licenses

Subject areas I have been working and studying in, and have participated in a total of +130 courses and trainings in: 

  • ecology & climate
  • conservation & restoration of land & watersheds
  • regenerative agriculture & soil science
  • sustainable development
  • project management
  • finance

(My completed courses and trainings list is available here for download)

I write and publish articles about the environment, sustainability, systems-thinking, and nature-based solutions. 

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PAST PROJECTS

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Paradise Camp Fire wildfire Tetra Tech environmental disaster recovery drone mapping arborist Benoit Clement

DISASTER RECOVERY PHASE 3: DEBRIS REMOVAL

A wildfire destroyed 95% of the City of Paradise. We removed 3.1M tons of hazardous materials and debris for the State and Federal agencies to allow for commercial and residential owners to rebuild or sell.

Paradise Camp Fire wildfire Tetra Tech disaster recovery Benoit Clement-1

DISASTER RECOVERY PHASE 2: VEGETATION MAPPING & ASSESSMENT

Almost all of the City of Paradise's school district buildings and commercial properties were destroyed by a wildfire that burned 95% of the city. We needed to identify and map hazardous trees for removal from school district and commercial properties.

La Casa De Maria Rain Garden Watershed Progressive water conservation habitat restoration stormwater rainwater Benoit Clement

WATERSHED & HABITAT RESTORATION & STORMWATER MANAGEMENT

Improves instream flow to a critical southern steelhead habitat on Ysidro Creek through capturing stormwater to be used for landscape irrigation and increases groundwater recharge, rehydrates soils of fragile oak woodland upland habitat.

Ojai water conservation grant program city Benoit Clement

WATER SECURITY PROGRAM, GRANT, & OUTREACH

Develop grant request, proposal and program to increase water security for the Ojai Valley by soliciting the City of Ojai for funding and administrative support.

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