Henk de Haan

 EUR ING, INCE Bd. Cert.

dehaan@bkl.ca

Henk de Haan joined BKL in 2018. He is a professional engineer registered with the Royal Netherlands Society of Engineers (KIVI) and the European Federation of National Engineering Associations. He is also a board-certified member of the Institute of Noise Control Engineering (INCE-USA), and a member of both the Acoustical Society of America and Canadian Acoustical Association. Henk has practiced as an acoustical consultant since 1990.

 

Henk has experience performing a range of multi-disciplinary environmental assessments and has worked with all levels of government on noise policy development. He has consulted on projects across an array of sectors including highway, rail, and air, as well as industrial, port, mixed-use, brownfield regeneration, renewable energy, power generation, general processing, oil and gas (both upstream and downstream), and mining.

 

In addition, Henk has conducted countless building and architectural noise assessments including the design of residential, office, healthcare, and commercial buildings. He has also undertaken acoustical studies for major infrastructure developments and environmental impact assessments. His work regularly involves close liaison with other acoustical engineers, planning consultants, architects, and environmental project managers. He has presented at conferences on environmental noise prediction and assessment (transportation, wind energy) and sound management in planning.

 

Henk has provided expert witness testimony in Canadian and international proceedings and has broad experience participating in planning, licensing, and statutory nuisance proceedings.

 

He has been responsible for the successful design of a variety of impact mitigation measures including detailed engineering solutions, lay-out design, and administrative regimes, often working alongside clients, designers, and regulatory bodies to ensure accordance with sustainability principles.