Senior Engineering Geologist
Daniela Welkner, M.Sc., P.Geo. (Chile) has twenty years of experience in geological and geotechnical projects in northern British Columbia, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, Argentina, and Chile. Her expertise includes site characterization investigations in challenging terrains and environments (tropical soils, volcanic terrains, discontinuous permafrost and desertic regions with saline soils), geological, structural, and geotechnical mapping, geohazard characterization, static and pseudo-static slope stability analysis, and analysis of liquefaction potential. She has managed several site investigation activities including surface mapping, test pitting, geotechnical drilling, instrumentation, geophysical surveys, and laboratory testing. She also has participated in geohazard pipeline integrity management programs for the oil and gas industry in Argentina, Peru, and Ecuador. Daniela has acted as a project manager in numerous projects and is experienced in both the technical and administrative aspects of a project. She is the Office Manager of the Santiago office and a Professional Geologist in Chile.