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Andy Polzin

Vice President, Senior Environmental Consultant

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Andy's three decades of environmental consulting experience have centered on helping clients achieve and maintain compliance with a wide variety of environmental regulatory programs. With an MBA, he brings a business manager’s perspective to projects and a systematic approach to analyzing problems and devising solutions. Clients turn to him for strategic advice on managing environmental compliance, developing corporate sustainability policies, and improving operations and performance.

Andy manages projects involving environmental review and permitting; planning; auditing; and development and implementation of environmental management systems. His experience includes creating facility response plans, directing multimedia regulatory-compliance and management-system audits, managing ISO 14001 EMS development projects, and leading the preparation of Environmental Assessment Worksheets and Environmental Impact Statements. In addition, he leads Barr’s climate-change group, which provides assistance to clients on issues involving greenhouse gases and sustainability. He is a member of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce’s Climate Change Task Force.


(952) 832-2938


ISO 14000 Lead Auditor

ISO 14001 EMS lead auditor, MN

service area lead

strategic environmental management


MBA, University of St. Thomas

BS, Watershed Management, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point


Barr Engineering Co.
4300 MarketPointe Drive
Minneapolis, MN 55435

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