Dr. Rina Freed, Ph.D., P.Eng.

Dr. Rina Freed has extensive experience in mine design, permitting and mine closure. Her expertise includes mine waste management planning, water balance and water quality modelling, geochemistry, and groundwater modelling. Dr. Freed has 17 years experience working at mines throughout BC, Alberta, Ontario, Yukon, NWT, Nunavut, Labrador and New Brunswick. Her projects include review for First Nations and consulting to the mining industry. Dr. Freed has experience with engaging communities in alternatives for mine design and government-to-government co-management within First Nations territories.

When not working, Rina can be found camping and kayaking in the Salish Sea with her husband and two daughters.