Mr. Sunderman is an economist and member of the Economic Development Association of Canada, the Association of Professional Economists of British Columbia, and the International Association for Impact Assessment Western and Northern Canada. Mr. Sunderman has been consulting for 28 years and has a broad range of experience in land use planning and resource management issues. He has provided socio-economic expertise to numerous land resource management planning process (LRMPs), Timber Supply Reviews (TSR), and Tourism Opportunity Study processes (TOS), and one-off protected area and National Park assessments in BC. He has participated in over 70 socio-economic projects associated with a variety of resource-based issues and topics. In addition, he has been involved in socio-economic assessments associated with energy, mining and transportation projects engaged in the Environmental Assessment process, and consulted to government on marine, land, and resource planning initiatives. He has prepared effects assessments and has served as project manager for the socio-component of the EA application for Highland Valley’s Landfill, Highland Valley’s Copper Refinery, and Compliance Energy Power Plant projects. He has also participated in the socio-economic components of EA applications for the Site C Clean Energy, Quintette Mine Restart, Elk Gold Mine, and Kitsault Mine projects.