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Doug Connell

Senior Vice President, Senior Hydrogeologist

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As Barr's CEO from 2000 to 2013, Doug Connell oversaw development and execution of company strategy, led Barr's management team, and sponsored efforts targeting client service, project execution, geographic and practice expansion, and leadership development. He has more than three decades of experience assisting clients with investigation, remediation, and redevelopment of contaminated sites; site characterization for waste disposal; regulatory analysis, permitting, and negotiations; and strategic environmental management. His project work has included directing and managing the investigation and remediation of former industrial facilities, mining and milling operations, scrapyards, railroad properties, and petroleum refining and storage sites, and his expertise encompasses Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) regulations; state voluntary cleanup programs; and state and federal groundwater cleanup and protection standards.


(952) 832-2722


MS, Geology, University of Wisconsin - Madison

MS, Water Resources Management, University of Wisconsin - Madison

BA, Geology and Environmental Studies, Macalester College


Barr Engineering Co.
4300 MarketPointe Drive
Minneapolis, MN 55435

Phone: 952-832-2600
Fax: 952-832-2601
Toll free: 800-632-2277