Amy Essig Desai

Amy Essig Desai

Chief Executive Officer and Principal Scientist

Issaquah, Washington Office

  • BS Environmental Science
  • Executive Development Program, University of Washington
  • 20 years experience
Direct: (425) 295-0810
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Amy's 20 years of industry experience includes overseeing multimillion-dollar projects under CERCLA, RCRA, and MTCA, and sites administered under Administrative Orders on Consent, Agreed Orders, and Consent Decrees.  She managed Farallon's Environmental Sciences Group for 8 of her nearly 15 years with the firm.  Amy was instrumental in the firm's doubling in size, and has played an integral part in creating and enhancing Farallon's unique culture.  As CEO, Amy is committed to delivering outstanding client service and providing fulfilling careers characterized by continuous professional growth and high personal satisfaction, making Farallon the best environmental consulting firm on the West Coast.

Clients and Industries

  • Industry/Manufacturing
  • Real Estate/Financial
  • Developers/Construction
  • Legal/Litigation

Proficiencies and Experience

  • Environmental Due Diligence
  • Site Characterization
  • Remediation/Cleanup Actions
  • Source Control
  • Cost Allocation
  • Insurance Claims

Key Projects

Fun Facts

Outside the office, Amy spends her time with her family.  She enjoys volleyball, running, traveling, and reading, and is a bubbly enthusiast.


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