Tony van der Vooren, Ph.D., P.Eng., QEP

Tony van der Vooren, Ph.D., P.Eng., QEP

Tony van der Vooren, Ph.D., P.Eng., QEP

Tony has been involved in environmental issues over 35 years in all industrial sectors. Tony worked with all levels of government on policy and implementation issues. His expertise includes air quality issues, greenhouse gas management, industrial air pollution control, permitting, regulatory review, environmental assessment, toxic reduction planning and impact modelling.

He has served as an expert witness on numerous occasions. He is a Licensed Toxic Reduction Planner under the Ontario Toxics Reduction Act. He works with numerous industrial association environmental committees and is the co-Chair of the Ontario Practitioners Group working closely with MOECC to improve regulatory processes.

Tony is one of Keynote speaker in odor management conference and technology showcase, Los Angeles, UCLA 2017, organize by Scentroid.


Ph.D., Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON (1991)

M.A.Sc. Specialist Program; Environmental Studies (1979)

B.A.Sc. (Honours) Engineering Science, Chemical (1977)

Calpuff Dispersion Modelling (2007); Five Day Comprehensive Course given by Joe Scire

Canadian Standards Association Course: ISO14064-1: GHG Management

Canadian Standards Association Course: ISO14064-2: GHG Projects

MOE Toxic Reduction Planner



Professional Engineers of Ontario; Professional Standards Committee – ESDM Reports Subcommittee (2017 to present)

Air and Waste Management Association: President (2007), President-Elect (2006) (Board Member (2002-2004), Finance Committee Chair (2004) and Technical Committees (since 1984)

Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters Environment Committee Member (ongoing). Working group on environmental regulatory improvements and reform.

Professional Engineers of Ontario: Chair – Environmental Committee working with the Ministry of the Environment on Permitting Reform (1998-2000)

Co-Chair of the Ontario Practitioners group organized to work with MOECC to improve environmental regulatory processes.

Employment history

Vooren Air Quality Management Services Inc, (VAQMS)  President

Amec Foster Wheeler, Senior Environmental Consultant

SNC Lavalin Inc. – Fenco MacLaren Inc., Manager, Air Resources