• Bachelor’s in Environmental Science, SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY
  • Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Diversité et de l’Inclusion, Montréal, Québec, Canada – French
"Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn." -Benjamin Franklin

Phillip Thompson

Sr. Compliance Specialist
  • Bachelor’s in Environmental Science, SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY
  • Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Diversité et de l’Inclusion, Montréal, Québec, Canada – French
"Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn." -Benjamin Franklin

Phillip Thompson is a customer-focused Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) leader with proven success in risk reduction and performance improvement. He has over 20 years of direct industry experience in EHS program management, including leading federal and provincial compliance program development across Canada. Phillip is a Certified Safety Professional, ISO14001 Lead Auditor, and OSHA VPP SGE Auditor who has held various certifications as a facility operator. He has experience in environmental due diligence, fisheries, and wetland program management.

As Sr. Compliance Specialist, Phillip employs a broad enterprise view developed through progressive operational experience at the site, division, and corporate/global levels, ensuring the organizational vision and goals translate into demonstrable results. He is a strong leader, motivator, and team player who empowers, develops, and optimizes people and technology with honesty, fairness, and respect. Phillip has designed and implemented compliance assurance programs in various industries across North America, South America, Asia, and Europe, including aviation, power generation (wind, hydro, and fossil), electronics, transportation, oil and gas, food and beverage, chemical manufacturing, and healthcare. An adept compliance expert, he monitors emerging regulations and leading indicators to preserve business continuity.

Phillip is an effective leader and communicator who employs compliance reviews to foster strategic partnerships among stakeholders, including executives, frontline workers, contractors, and customers, to deliver targeted results in EHS programs.

Key Expertise

  • US/Canada Federal, State/Provincial Regulations
  • EHS Consulting
  • Multi-media Permitting (Air, Water, Waste)
  • EHS Training Program Development, Delivery, and Tracking
  • Culture Change Leadership
  • Emergency Response
  • Audit Program Design & Reporting
  • EHS Program Development and Deployment
  • Digital Innovation and Data Visualization
  • Cross-Functional Communication Planning
  • Strategic Decision-Making