Wayne Bates, Ph.D., PE

Vice President

“Successful project execution requires a great team that engages and constantly communicates with the client and its stakeholders. It is gratifying to solve a complex issue, and communicate the solution in a simple, easy to understand language. After all, “if it were easy anyone could do it!””

Wayne Bates has 32 years of experience providing environmental engineering services to manufacturing and commercial clients. This includes facilitating high-level discussions on operational improvements. He assists clients with complex issues by developing new and creative methods for success, and gains great satisfaction from seeing improvements from even the smallest process modifications.

Wayne is also an adjunct professor at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), and serves on the board of directors for the Center for Business Sustainability at WPI. In addition, he serves on the Town of Ashland’s sustainability and water policy committees, and is a sustainability facilitator for the Associated Industries of Massachusetts.

Life Outside of Work

Wayne has a long list of hobbies, none of which he has mastered, and enjoys spending time during the summers on Cape Cod fishing the waters of Nantucket Sound and Cape Cod Bay.