Russell Dmytriw is a Senior Project Manager at Offshore Energy Research Association of Nova Scotia (OERA) with over 25 years of experience in the fields of environmental impact assessment, green energy development, surface water resource assessment, and application of environmental regulation to industrial development. Mr. Dmytriw obtained a B.Sc. in Geology from the University of Manitoba (1984) and an M.Sc. in geochemistry from McGill University (1994). At the OERA, Russell manages and administers research projects in the tidal energy and offshore petroleum hydrocarbon industries.