Jill Cooper, JD, Senior Principal Consultant at Geosyntec Consultants
Jill is a leading authority on environmental law and compliance issues in the extractive industries and brings more than 26 years of experience focused on environmental compliance, sustainability, pollution prevention practices, and management systems development for clients in government, academia and the mining, oil and natural gas, food and agriculture, and manufacturing industries. She recently chaired the Energy Water Initiative (EWI), a collaborative industry effort to study, communicate and improve life-cycle water use and management in onshore oil and natural gas exploration and production. Jill's full bio can be found in the link below. Her expertise and experience greatly enhances Antelope's mission of delivering sustainable water solutions to the extractive industries.
Michael Hightower is a civil and environmental engineer with 40 years of experience in research and development. His current efforts include research and evaluation of innovative environmental and energy technologies and the reliability, security, and protection of critical water and energy infrastructures. He has led programs supporting the U.S. in improving the safety, security, and reliability of energy and water infrastructures; managed and coordinated Sandia’s marine energy transport safety and security program; managed environmental research and development programs for DOE; has coordinated Sandia’s energy water interdependency research program since 2005; and has conducted civil and structural modeling, analysis, and design of penetrating weapons systems, missiles and rockets, and energy generation, mining, and transportation facilities and infrastructure.
Hubert Fleming, PhD, Head of Water Strategy, Anglo American plc Dr. Fleming received master and doctorate degrees in chemical engineering from Cornell University, and MBA at Harvard Business School. Hu is well known in water and environmental circles, with more than hundred publications, sixteen patents, and four books in various aspects of water management, including the Handbook of Membrane Technology. Hu is co-chairman, Water Working Group, International Council of Mining and Metals, Chairman, Task Group on Water for World Health Organization, EPA’s Clean Water Act Advisory Group. as well as chairman of NATO’s Advisory Group on Environmental Management. He was recently an invited speaker at the United Nations as part of World Water Day, as well as various Congressional committees on water and environmental issues. Dr. Fleming’s leadership in the water and mining industry coupled with his extensive experience solving water challenges in the extractive industries greatly enhances Antelope’s mission.
Morris Hoagland, P.E., Director, Jade Dragon LLC
Morris has been working in the oil & gas, chemical process and construction industries for over 40 years specializing in environmental sciences. Most of his work has been involved with water and wastewater treatment, hazardous waste treatment, landfill and hydraulic project liner technologies, wastewater and produced water treatment in the oil & gas exploration and processing industry. Mr. Hoagland has lived in Singapore, China, Scotland, Malaysia, and Dubai. Mr. Hoagland graduated with a Bachelor of Science in 1976, then a Masters of Chemical Engineering in 1978, both degrees from the University of Louisville, USA. Mr. Hoagland was more recently Director New Technologies for CETCO Energy Services out of Lafayette, LA where he managed global engineering for CETCO Energy Services. He now does independent consulting on international projects for the oil & gas industry. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Produced Water Society. His extensive experience and expertise with water technology and operations enhances Antelope’s technical and operational capabilities.
Upmanu Lall, PhD, Director, Columbia Water Center at Columbia University
Dr. Upmanu Lall, world-renowned hydrologist and Director of the Columbia Water Center at Columbia University, has joined Antelope’s Advisory Board. Professor Lall is also the Alan & Carol Silberstein Professor of Engineering, and Chair of the Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering. Over his 42 years of experience as a hydrology professor, Prof. Lall has developed expertise in statistical and numerical modeling of hydrologic and climatic systems and water resource planning and management. As a leading authority on groundwater, ecology, water and mining, and watershed systems, Prof. Lall brings unique experience and expertise to Antelope and its mission of providing sustainable solutions to the extractive industries.