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EFI Global appoints Steve Starna senior professional geoscientist

September 25, 2018   by Sedgwick

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EDMONTON,  AB, Sept. 24, 2018 /insPRESS – EFI Global, a full-service international consulting firm specializing in forensic engineering, environmental, fire investigation and specialty consulting services, appoints Steve Starna to its operations as senior professional geoscientist.

Steve Starna | senior professional geoscientist

Starna’s strong technical expertise has led to the successful completion of hundreds of remedial projects throughout Canada, including the application of in situ, ex situ, risk assessment and bioremediation clean-up approaches and technologies.

For the last 20 years, Starna has worked on the assessment and remediation of contaminated sites. Since 2008, he has focused on assessing and remediating hydrocarbon spills for the insurance industry. Starna obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in geology and a Master of Science degree in geochemistry from McGill University.

“We are thrilled to be working with Steve as he was instrumental in the growth and development of our Montreal operations, and we are excited about building on the same success in Alberta,” said Kevin Burgher, vice president, EFI Global, Canada.

Starna will be based in EFI Global’s Edmonton, Alberta, office.


About EFI Global
EFI Global, a division of Sedgwick, is a full-service international consulting firm specializing in forensic engineering, environmental, fire investigation and specialty consulting services. EFI Global completes more than 21,000 projects annually worldwide for a wide range of clients, such as commercial, industrial, institutional, insurance, government, risk managers, public and private entities. EFI Global is one of the most respected emergency response firms, capable of providing practical solutions to the most complex problems. Our multidisciplinary team of first responders, project managers, engineers, geologists and scientists are selected for their technical proficiency and in-depth industry knowledge to aid clients in resolving technical problems. For more, see                                  

About Sedgwick
Sedgwick is a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions. We provide a broad range of resources tailored to our clients’ specific needs in casualty, property, marine, benefits and other lines. At Sedgwick, caring counts®; through the dedication and exper­tise of more than 21,000 colleagues across 65 countries, the company takes care of people and organizations by mitigating and reducing risks and losses, promoting health and productivity, protecting brand reputations, and containing costs that can impact the bottom line. Sedgwick’s majority shareholder is KKR; Stone Point Capital LLC, La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) and other management investors are minority shareholders. For more, see

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