Sengpasith is ESL’s Managing Director with 10 years’ of experience he environment and social consulting. He graduated with a Ph.D. in sustainable resources engineering from Hokkaido University, Japan. He has extensive experience working in various fields such as electronic wastes and hazardous wastes management, environmental and social impacts assessment and management, toxic contaminations management (i.e., arsenic) in the mining industry, climate change - carbon credit, toxic waste issues (mercury) management in artisanal and small-scale gold mining, wastewater monitoring and treatment, preparation of feasibility study (FS) reports for several mining projects, etc.
ESL has been providing consulting
research, and project
are managed sustainably and
upon the environment
Initiation and management
Who are we?
ESL provides consulting, research, and project management services in the environmental and human development sector. Professional excellence and integrity, high standards of business ethics and quality service are the foundation of our commitment to our customers.
ESL (formerly Earth Systems Laos) was established in year 2000 in partnership with an Australian Company. Since early 2012, ESL is fully independent and owned by Lao.
The philosophy of ESL is to apply and develop Laotian skills and expertise supported by external specialists, where appropriate. ESL’s professional staff and associates possess a broad range of environmental and social professional skills enabling teams to be built that are capable of tackling diverse and complex assignments in a number of areas including
Energy Absolute (EA)
SSAFE & Hungary
Kaleum Coal Mine Development
Milestone-Effective Date +
8 years for PNPC Project
Hydroelectric Power Project
Meet the Team
Nanong is an Executive Director of ESL. He has more than 25 years’ working experience in environmental and social impact assessment and management disciplines. His education background includes Post Graduate Degree in Water Resources Management from HUNGARY and Post Graduate Diploma in NGO Leadership and Management from the School for International Training, Vermont, USA.
Nanong has extensive working experiences for projects with international organizations including JICA, WB, ADB, UNIDO, PSI, AFD, etc. His experience has included project managing environmental and social impact assessments and preparing management plans for major projects in the mining, energy, health, water, and industrial sectors in Lao PDR. He also has strong understanding of community consultation on issues of impact assessment, compensation, resettlement, and livelihood development. He has been involved over 30 hydropower and mining projects acting as a project manager, director, and advisor including LXML, PBM, Norinco Company Limited, Sinohydro Corporation Ltd., NTPC, etc.