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Neil Butler, New Director of Insurance Services (EDR)

Pinchin is pleased to announce that Neil Butler, B.Sc. (Env.), has joined us as Director of Insurance Services for the Environmental Due Diligence & Remediation  (EDR) Group.


Neil brings over 14 years of experience, providing technical and project management support on insurance claims and legal matters pertaining to the release of environmental contaminants. He specializes in managing complex assessment and remediation projects with multiple stakeholders including property owners, insurance adjusters, claims managers, legal counsel, and government agencies.

Neil has provided management and technical support during peer review of forensic assessments, selection of remediation methods, consultant’s duty of care, and overall cost management. In a business development capacity, Neil has been responsible for developing and servicing insurance-related clients in Ontario.

Education and Professional Recognition

Neil has an honors Bachelor of Environmental Sciences from the University of Guelph. He has taken post-graduate courses in project management and technical writing at Ryerson University, and completed an executive business leadership program at the Queens University Executive School of Business.

Neil is a member of the Canadian Oil Heating Association’s Advisory Committee, focusing on the reduction of costs associated with residential fuel oil losses. He has been an invited lecturer for many undergraduate and graduate courses at the University of Guelph and University of Toronto.

Why Neil Chose Pinchin

“Consistent with Pinchin’s core values, I wanted to work in a place that would allow me to provide insurance clients with timely, practical, and defensible work in a cost effective manner.”

“With Pinchin’s technical expertise and local presence across Canada we will become a major service provider for the Insurance Industry, including environmental underwriting support, environmental and building related claims resolution, and expert services for subrogation and litigation.”


Based in Toronto, Neil will be responsible for providing leadership to Pinchin’s Insurance Services Team in Ontario and across Canada. Neil will support new and ongoing business development opportunities, and will be directly involved in training and mentoring Pinchin’s environmental assessment and remediation team.


Neil welcomes contact and inquiries from those looking for solutions to insurance-related environmental issues. He can be reached via our Environmental Due Diligence & Remediation Contact Form or at 416-368-6555 ext.1935.

Environmental Due Diligence & Remediation Services

Pinchin’s environmental due diligence and remediation team has expertise ranging from subsurface and surface site characteristics to potential risks contained within buildings themselves. Combined with our extensive knowledge of current federal, provincial and local regulations, we can give you the tools you need to make smart, informed decisions.

For a full listing of our Environmental Due Diligence & Remediation Services please review our EDR webpage.