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ABOUT NEWFIELDS

Since 1995 NewFields has been providing businesses with practical and tactical expertise. We specialize in developing and deploying knowledge management and information technologies that seek solutions for our clients – safely, efficiently, effectively and consciously.

We provide our clients with access to a world-wide network of recognized experts and professionals in data analytics, social and health impact, environmental sciences and permitting, remediation design, extractive resource design, construction and program management, as well as litigation support. Our consultants collect, research, refine and provide the actionable intelligence needed to resolve your complex business needs.

We look forward to working with you to solve your complex business needs and helping you achieve success and sustainability in a rapidly changing, interconnected world.

19

Locations worldwide

250

Service Area Experts

5000

Projects completed

70

Number of countries with completed projects

Start to Finish

We specialize in developing and deploying knowledge management and information technologies that seek solutions for our clients – safely, efficiently, effectively and consciously.

Planning + Decision Making

Stakeholder Facilitation

Permits + Approval

Design + Construction + Operational Support

Site Reuse Planning

NEWFIELDS LEADERSHIP

William “Billy” Hall, P.E.

Chairman of the Board

whall@newfields.com

Mr. Hall is the Chairman of the Board of NewFields, an environmental, engineering, and construction management consulting firm that provides our clients with practical and strategic solutions.  Mr. Hall co-founded NewFields in 1995 as an alternative to the large, institutional consulting firms and served as Chief Executive Officer until 2015.  The founding principals were to create a firm based on professional, personal, and financial freedom.   Mr. Hall is responsible for helping to develop and implement the company’s strategic vision while he maintains a robust technical practice.   He has over  40 years of experience managing multidisciplinary environmental projects with expertise ranging from data and environmental systems analysis and design to civil design and construction management. Mr. Hall resides in Atlanta, Georgia and is an active member of the community. He serves on the boards of several nonprofit organizations.

Patrick C. Gobb, P.E.

Chief Executive Officer

pgobb@newfields.com

Mr. Gobb is the Chief Executive Officer of NewFields, an environmental, engineering, and construction management consulting firm that provides our clients with practical and strategic solutions.  Mr. Gobb is responsible for directing the company, developing and implementing the company’s strategic vision, and ensuring the sustainability of the firm.  Mr. Gobb has over 30 years of environmental consulting experience, joined NewFields in 2000, and was named as the Chief Executive Officer in 2015.  Mr. Gobb also continues to assist clients with their technical needs, allowing him to maintain a hands-on perspective of our client’s needs.  Mr. Gobb resides in Dallas, Texas, where he is an active member of the community and participates with local charity organizations.

Ginger Hicks

Chief Operating Officer

ghicks@newfields.com

Ms. Hicks is the Chief Operating Officer of NewFields, an environmental, engineering, and construction management consulting firm that provides our clients with practical and strategic solutions.  Ms. Hicks is in charge of the daily operations of the firm, where she actively manages the firm’s accounting, human resources, health & safety, and information technology services; and has performed in this role since 2002.  She joined the firm in 1999 and has over 25 years of experience in human resources and management/administration.  Ms. Hicks resides in Atlanta, Georgia.  She is a world traveler and supports charity organizations in the US and abroad.

Shahrokh Rouhani, Ph.D.

President

srouhani@newfields.com

Dr. Rouhani is President of NewFields, an environmental, engineering, and construction management consulting firm that provides our clients with practical and strategic solutions.  Dr. Rouhani co-founded NewFields in 1995 as an alternative to the large, institutional consulting firms and has served as President since the firm’s inception.  The founding principals were to create a firm based on professional, personal, and financial freedom.   Dr. Rouhani serves on the Board of Manager and is responsible for helping to develop and implement the company’s strategic vision while he maintains a robust technical practice.  He has over 30 years of experience in consulting and is an internationally recognized expert in the fields of environmental statistics, geostatistics, and data analysis. Prior to his consulting career, Dr. Rouhani was a tenured professor for 12 years at Georgia Institute of Technology.  Dr. Rouhani resides in Atlanta, Georgia, but spends considerable time in Paris, France.

Gary Krieger, M.D.

Senior Vice President

gkrieger@newfields.com

Dr. Krieger is a Senior Vice President of NewFields, an environmental, engineering, and construction management consulting firm that provides our clients with practical and strategic solutions.  Since 1999 Dr. Krieger has served on the Board of Managers and has been responsible for helping the firm achieve its financial goals and objectives and expand internationally.  Dr. Krieger has over 30 years of environmental consulting experience and has been a licensed medical doctor since 1978.  Dr. Krieger is an internationally recognized expert in his field where he specializes in public health evaluations, health impact assessments, human rights impact assessments, and quantitative risk assessments.  He is certified in Toxicology, Occupational Medicine, and Internal Medicine and has a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (DTM&H) from the London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Dr. Krieger has edited or written 10 books and published papers in some of the most recognized scientific journals. Dr. Krieger has lived in Boulder, Colorado since 1984 where he is an avid skier and cyclist.

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