Neil Sullivan has over 20 years of experience in disaster recovery, environmental impact assessment, local and federal environmental program management, and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). He has worked with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to support Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts, including the establishment and operation of its environmental and historic review program that has ensured the preparation of technically accurate environmental review records for over ten thousand CDBG-DR applications.
Mr. Sullivan’s extensive NEPA experience spans a wide range of sectors at the state and federal levels. State support includes environmental technical assistance for the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, managing the Nevada National Security Site environmental impact statement (EIS), and preparation of NEPA documents for the Surface Transportation Board (STB) on rail projects in Missouri, Illinois, Kansas, Montana, Alaska, Nevada, Texas, and Massachusetts. At the federal level, Mr. Sullivan’s has worked with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, to review grant applications funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), assist in making NEPA determinations, and manage hundreds of NEPA documents across the spectrum of renewable energy projects. Other federal agencies Mr. Sullivan has supported include the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the Federal Aviation Administration, the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Federal Housing Finance Agency, and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
Mr. Sullivan holds an M.Sc. in integrated environmental management from the University of Bath, United Kingdom and a B.Sc. in human and physical geography from the University of Reading, United Kingdom.