Thomas Engels, Ph.D.

Tom has more than 25 years of experience in environmental consulting, specializing in CEQA, NEPA, Clean Water Act, and Endangered Species Act compliance, expert witness testimony and CEQA/NEPA case law, energy and water resources planning, and project management. Tom regularly manages large-scale projects, including CEQA and/or NEPA documents, environmental permitting, integrated natural resources management plans, and feasibility studies. Tom has taught courses on CEQA, NEPA, Endangered Species Act and Clean Water Act compliance, and conflicts between environmental law and science for clients and universities. He is an adjunct instructor at the University of San Francisco and teaches a graduate-level course in CEQA/NEPA compliance.