A. Nolasco, Founding Partner and President,
is a specialist in water, sanitation, and environment.
Mr. Nolasco has managed water utilities and consulted
for various industries, governments, international financial
institutions, NGOs, regulatory agencies, and research
centres, managing projects and multi-disciplinary teams
in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia, and Latin America.
Daniel A. Nolasco has a B.Eng. in Civil Engineering
from the University of Buenos Aires, a Master in Environmental
Engineering from McMaster University (Canada) and a
Master of Science in Management of Technology from the
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where he
specialized in technology strategy and project finance.
He also took courses in Project Finance at Harvard Business
to founding Nolasco & Associates, Mr. Nolasco spent
four years as Project Manager with EXXON, eight years
as Senior Process Engineer with CH2M HILL four years
as Principal with Hydromantis, Inc. (Canada), and was
Quality and Process Manager for Azurix Buenos Aires.
a consultant, Mr. Nolasco was Project Manager for several
water, sanitation, and environmental projects, some
of which won international awards: the “Evaluation
& Optimization of Toronto’s Main Treatment
Plant” resulted in capital expenditure savings
of over U$S150 million, was nominated for the Governor
General of Canada Award (Shreyer Award) and
won the Award of Merit from the Canadian Consulting
Engineers (1994); the “Retrofit of the
City of Lethbridge Wastewater Treatment Plant to the
Step Bio-P Process for Biological Nutrient Removal”
won the Consulting Engineers of Alberta Award
of Merit (2001). In 1998, Mr. Nolasco received
from the Water Environment Federation (USA) and the
Water Research Centre (UK) the WRc Travel Fellowship
Award to research benchmarking of water utilities in
A. Nolasco has produced over 60 publications in books,
technical journals, magazines, and conference proceedings
and has been invited to give seminars and training courses
in organizations and universities worldwide.
Nolasco is a widely recognized for his work in process
optimization and for the development of dynamic simulation
models. He is co-inventor of the Step Bio-P process
for biological nutrient removal (U.S. Patent No. 08/174,350).
Mr. Nolasco is a Director and a Member
of the Board of Trustees of the Water
Environment Federation. He is also a member
of the Water Environment Association of Ontario, the
Association of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering
of Argentina (AIDIS), the International Water Association
(IWA) and the American Water Works Association (AWWA).
Nolasco is a Professional Engineer in Ontario and in
Nolasco is a Canadian and Argentine Citizen and has
full command of English and Spanish, plus knowledge
of Portuguese and French.