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Harold Stark joins EFI Global as project manager in Edmonton

February 21, 2019   by Sedgwick

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EDMONTON, AB, FEB. 21, 2019/insPRESS/  EFI Global, a full-service international consulting firm specializing in forensic engineering, environmental, fire investigation and specialty consulting services, has appointed Harold Stark, M.Sc., EP, to the role of project manager in its Edmonton, Alberta, office.

Harold brings to EFI Global—a division of leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions Sedgwick—over 15 years of experience in the oil and gas sector. His professional knowledge includes phase I, II and II environmental site assessment, emergency response, environmental inspections, auditing, environmental compliance and management of large environmental projects.

Stark brings to EFI Global previous work experience with a large pipeline company, which bolsters the team’s ability to support clients following oil and gas infrastructure events. He holds a bachelor’s degree with a specialization certificate in environmental physical sciences from the University of Alberta and earned a master’s degree through the university’s department of civil and environmental engineering.

“We are very excited to add even greater expertise to our team in northern Alberta,” said Kevin Burgher, vice president of EFI Global in Canada. “Harold adds a diverse set of skills to our talented team and increases our capacity to respond to adverse events.”

According to Burgher, Stark will work closely with Steve Starna, EFI Global senior professional geoscientist in Edmonton, to grow the company’s operations in northern Alberta.

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About EFI Global

EFI Global is a well-established brand with an excellent reputation in Brazil, Canada, the U.S. and U.K. as a market leader in environmental consulting, engineering failure analysis and origin-and-cause investigations. Each year, EFI Global completes more than 21,000 projects 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 world’s 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 is 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 The Carlyle Group; 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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