Mr. Heim is a Director located in Georgia. He has 30 years of experience with environmental and sustainability management, auditing and risk management. serving clients from many manufacturing sectors. He has provided innovative solutions for permitting, regulatory compliance and business issues. Areas of focus include audits/assessments, risk identification, integrating risk concepts into environmental program development, and liability mitigation programs. Mr. Heim has conducted more than 500 compliance/management systems audits in the US, Canada, Latin America and Europe. He has led and performed many aspects of environmental management activities, including interdepartmental and management-level coordination, communication and training, EHS performance measurement, risk assessment, cost accounting and economic valuation. Mr. Heim is also a BEAC Certified Professional Environmental Auditor.

Mr. Heim is also a leading expert in conflict minerals programs under Section 1502 of the US Dodd-Frank Act, and related frameworks. He was the only environmental/sustainability consultant invited by the US Securities and Exchange Commission to be a panelist at the October 2011 Conflict Minerals Roundtable in Washington DC, and has provided technical support on the subject to clients as well as industry associations/groups such as The Auditing Roundtable, the Board of Environmental, Health and Safety Auditor Certifications (BEAC), and the US Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Mr. Heim has particular expertise in metalworking/fabrication, heavy industry, forest products, hazardous waste management, food and electronics.

Contact Lawrence at lheim@elmgroup.com or +1 678-200-5220.