Matt Pickard, CIH
VP, Director of Health and Safety
“My goal is to lead by example and collaborate with our teams to continue fostering a culture where safety is deeply ingrained in everything we do. Through this collective effort, we will maintain a safe and productive work environment, enabling us to deliver exceptional results while safeguarding our most valuable asset – our people.”
As Director of Health and Safety, Matt oversees all health and safety functions of the Company and provides strategic leadership and guidance for achieving safety-related performance objectives and compliance with applicable safety standards, as well as for meeting client safety expectations. Pickard has held multiple key health and safety positions throughout his over 20-year career. Most recently, Pickard served as Kleinfelder’s East Division Health and Safety Manager, where he managed the health and safety program of 51 divisional offices and was responsible for implementing, managing, and overseeing safety training for over 1,300 employees. He also monitored the activities of subcontractors to achieve compliance with specifications and procedures.
Pickard holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Hygiene/Environmental Toxicology from Clarkson University, and a Master of Public Health in Occupational Health and Safety Management from Tulane University School of Medicine. Pickard is a Certified Industrial Hygienist while also holding Loss Prevention System Training, SafeLandUSA, and OSHA HAZWOPER 40-hour certifications.