Nelius Scheepers is a Director for Montrose Environmental. He is an experienced Environmental Management professional with 16 years of experience in oil and gas, mining, major civil infrastructure projects, manufacturing and heavy industry.

One of his key specialty areas is as Project Manager for large-scale, complex EIA/ESIA/ESHSIA projects. He successfully managed environmental assessment projects for multi-national clients in Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Nelius has all-round experience in both environmental and social aspects of projects and, therefore, has the leadership and managerial skills to direct, manage large multi-disciplinary teams of specialists / subject matter experts located around the globe, as well as review specialist studies to ultimately compile ESIA reports.

During his career, he has worked directly and indirectly on projects for numerous companies including: Sappi, The South African Breweries, Anglo Platinum, Shell, Chevron, Khumba Resources, BHP Billiton (MMC), Anglo Coal, Sasol, African Barrick Gold, Dundee Precious Metals, Rio Tinto (Richards Bay Minerals), Vopak, Qatar Public Works Authority, Chinese National Offshore Oil Company.

Nelius holds a Master of Science in Environmental Management and Water Resource Management; a Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Management; and a Bachelor of Science in Ecology from University Pretoria, South Africa. He is also a registered Professional Natural Scientist and an internationally registered Environmental Auditor.