Get to know the EIA consultant team.

Introducing the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) team – a dedicated ensemble of professionals committed to steering the East Arterial Highway project towards sustainable success. From environmental experts and engineers to researchers and marketers, every member plays a crucial role in evaluating and mitigating the project’s ecological footprint. This collaborative effort ensures that the decisions made regarding the East Arterial Highway prioritize environmental preservation and community well-being. With a shared commitment to responsible development, the EIA team navigates the intricate landscape of environmental considerations, contributing collectively to a highway project that harmonizes with nature while meeting the needs of the present and future.

Whitman, Requardt & Associates, LLP (US)

WRA oversees the EIA study and the ES document, and document and studies or oversees all of the related disciplines. For over 100 years, Whitman, Requardt & Associates, LLP (WRA) has delivered high-quality, cost-effective, innovative, and sustainable infrastructure and building projects that enhance society’s quality of life. Since its founding in 1915, WRA has transformed into a versatile engineering, architectural, environmental, and construction management firm. The firm has worked extensively in both the public and private sectors, providing engineering design and environmental studies for a variety of new location and expanded roadway and bridge projects as well as developing and implementing sustainable and resilient practices and applications.

Resource Environmental Solutions, LLC (US)

RES provides the terrestrial ecology study for the EIA. RES is the largest US ecological restoration company and is restoring a resilient earth for a modern world. We restore our land and waters with ecological integrity and innovation, project by project. We support the rehabilitation and stewardship of nature’s resources alongside responsible human progress.

Stantec (US)

Stantec provides the greenhouse gas emissions evaluation for the EIA. Stantec is designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.


EBP provides the Cost Benefit Analysis for the EIA. EBP US is an American company that provides superior, cutting-edge economic expertise, tools, and analysis to help our clients make better decisions on policies, programs, and investments in the transportation, energy, environment, and economic development sectors. We shape the future through innovative and best-of-class solutions to public and private sector challenges to create a more sustainable world.

AMR Consulting Engineers (Cayman)

AMR provides geotechnical study for the EIA. When AMR was established in 1996, it had one mission: to provide “Excellence in Engineering Solutions and Service” in the Cayman Islands and the Caribbean. We are a multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy company covering all aspects of engineering within construction. The AMR team collectively presents a portfolio of proven expertise on major regional and worldwide projects. At AMR, superior service is essential, and it upholds itself to the highest standards. Its multi-disciplinary capabilities traverse a range of market sectors as its leaders reinforce best practices.

Tower (Cayman)

Tower is an award-winning communications agency committed to helping brands tell their story and connect with people, to help better their business. From brand strategy and development, through to advertising campaigns, content creation and clever earned media, Tower delivers attention-grabbing, impactful work that gets results.

EIA Steering Committee.

For the EWA EIA Project, the EAB and other involved parties agreed to form a Steering Committee for this complex project. While such committees are not a typical part of the EIA process, the Steering Committee is a valuable component of the EIA process for the EWA.

National Roads Authority

The National Roads Authority (NRA) was created on 1 July 2004 by the National Roads Authority Law (2004). The NRA was created to administer, manage, control, develop and maintain the Islands’s public roads and related facilities, such as signals, stormwater facilities, roadway lighting, roadway directional signage, etc. It performs the following: carry out, either through its employees or through independent contractors, the necessary routine periodic and emergency public road maintenance activities in accordance with the service level of maintenance established for each class or type of public road; collects information on the performance of the existing transportation system; forecasts future traffic demand; and identifies possible solutions to anticipated issues in system performance and deficiencies.

Department of Environment

The Department of Environment (DoE), under the Ministry of Sustainability and Climate Resiliency (MSCR) is the main Government agency responsible for the management and conservation of the environment and natural resources of the Cayman Islands. The DoE works to facilitate responsible management and sustainable use of the natural environment and resources of the Cayman Islands through various environmental protection and conservation programmes and strategies. The DoE works with the Department of Environmental Health which is responsible for solid waste management, monitoring of air and water quality from a human health perspective, occupational safety, food safety etc., with the National Trust whose mission is to preserve natural environments and places of historic significance for present and future generations, and with a variety of other agencies.

Water Authority Cayman

The Authority was established in 1983 with the passage of the Water Authority Law. In those early days, the Authority had a staff of five and offices in a Government-owned, three-bedroom house on Maple Road in George Town. Today, the Authority employs more than 100 people and supplies pure, wholesome and affordable drinking water to more than 17,000 customers.

Department of Planning

The Department of Planning is charged with the responsibility of supporting the Central Planning Authority and Development Control Board in regulating all forms of physical development in the Cayman Islands. Our Department is focused on the following three areas: 01) Current Planning, 02) Building Control, and 03) Policy development.

TYLin (US)

TYLin acts as a third-party reviewer to ensure an impartial EIA process. As a global engineering firm, TYLin designs infrastructure solutions that connect and elevate communities. That means enhancing conventional designs with smarter, more resilient systems. Connecting gridlocked populations with better means of mobility. Stewarding precious resources with more sustainable solutions. And solving our client’s unique challenges with innovative and technically advanced approaches.

Project Sponsor.

National Roads Authority

The NRA is additionally a project sponsor.

Ministry of Planning, Agriculture, Housing & Infrastructure

The Ministry of Planning, Agriculture, Housing and Infrastructure is responsible for a wide range of areas that concerns the planning, agriculture, housing and infrastructure needs across the Islands. Customers of the Ministry are varied and include residents, visitors, as well as commercial, private and public sector entities, both international and on a local level. Activities take place on the three islands of Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman.