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Our Management Team | Santha Wanigasinghe

Santha Wanigasinghe
Senior Environmental Scientist
Principal Owner

Santha Wanigasinghe has over 20 years of experience in environmental due diligence consulting and, with Laura DiGiovanni, leads our team of environmental site assessors for Phase I and Phase II assessments, analysis, recommendations and report writing.

Prior to forming Velocity Consulting, Santha was a senior environmental scientist at AquaTerra Environmental Services, where he performed hundreds of Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments, conducted and supervised Phase II and Phase III Remediation projects, wrote protocols, trained new employees and managed a team of environmental site assessors.

He also worked for the White Lung Association, where he was responsible for overseeing asbestos site investigations, conducting hygienic air monitoring programs, and supervising building inspections for asbestos abatement projects.

Santha is an EPA AHERA Asbestos Inspector, Management Planner and Project Designer. In addition, he has received accreditation in the following courses:

  • OSHA Training for Health and Safety for Hazardous Waste Sites Investigation Personnel
  • EPA AHERA Asbestos Inspector, Management Planner and Project Designer
  • New York State Restricted Handler II and III Asbestos Inspector
  • New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Energy Certification for Underground Storage Tanks

He received his B.A. degree in Economics and Finance from New York University and a M.S. degree in Environmental Science from the City University of New York, Hunter College.