Discipline Notice: Robert John McLeod, North Vancouver, BC

Posted on July 6, 2022

In a Consent Order dated June 9, 2022, Robert John McLeod admitted that he breached the Engineers and Geoscientists Act by failing to provide the Audit and Practice Review Committee with the Practice Review Questionnaire after multiple requests from Engineers and Geoscientists BC. Mr. McLeod’s registration with Engineers and Geoscientists BC is cancelled and he agreed to pay $1,500 toward the legal costs of Engineers and Geoscientists BC.

On June 9, 2022, Robert John McLeod agreed to a Consent Order cancelling his registration with Engineers and Geoscientists BC. Mr. McLeod is not permitted to practice geoscience or use the title “Geoscientist” or “Professional Geoscientist” in BC.

On August 7, 2020, Mr. McLeod was selected by Engineers and Geoscientists BC to undergo a Practice Review and was asked to submit a completed Practice Review Questionnaire (the Questionnaire), as a required part of the practice review process. After he requested and received a deadline extension, Mr. McLeod failed to submit the Questionnaire and to respond to Engineers and Geoscientists BC’s requests to complete the Questionnaire.

On January 28, 2022, Engineers and Geoscientists BC issued a Citation to Mr. McLeod, alleging that he breached the Engineers and Geoscientists Act by failing to provide the Audit and Practice Review Committee with the Questionnaire as part of the Practice Review process.

Instead of proceeding to a disciplinary hearing, Mr. McLeod admitted that he breached the Engineers and Geoscientists Act which required that a registrant, on request, provides the Practice Review Committee with any relevant information, record, or document.

In addition to the cancellation of his registration, Mr. McLeod agreed to pay $1,500 toward the legal costs of Engineers and Geoscientists BC. Before applying for reinstatement of his registration, Mr. McLeod must complete and pass the Professional Practice Examination, complete the Professional Engineering and Geoscience in BC Online Seminar, and undergo a practice review conducted by the Audit and Practice Review Committee.

The full text of the Consent Order can be found in the Disciplinary Notices section of our website, at egbc.ca/discipline-notices.

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