Company: K. Lentowicz Emergency Management and Quality Consulting
Founder and CEO
Kari Lentowicz, BSc, M.A. Disaster and Emergency Management, EP, PMP
K. Lentowicz Emergency Management and Quality Consulting
Kari Lentowicz hails from Denare Beach in Northern Saskatchewan. Kari has
been working in the mining industry for 20 years in multiple capacities.
With an undergrad in Environmental Toxicology, Kari integrated her passion
for sustainability into the mining industry through program development,
day-to-day operational management, supervision of program
implementation, auditing and assessments of environmental management
and quality improvement programs, and operational culture change. From
there, she moved toward the business case development of sustainability
initiatives within the mining operations that included full life-cycle analysis.
Her motivation for efficiency in these areas also led her to obtain a Master’s
Certificate in Project Management followed by her designation as a Project
Management Professional and a designation as an Environmental
In the mining industry, Kari found a passion for emergency management and
safety systems. She developed her skills in mine rescue and became the first
female mine rescue instructor in the province of Saskatchewan. She further
developed her passion in this area by obtaining a Master of Arts in Disaster
and Emergency Management. This led to the development of a non-profit
(Diamonds in the Rough) which she currently manages in all aspects.
Kari’s work in the mining industry has also involved integration of operational
improvements with lean systems including 5S. She has extensive experience
in safety investigations, audits, assessments, adult education and training,
integration of culture change, disaster and emergency management
planning, regulatory compliance, as well as team building.
A Jill of All Trades, Kari seeks to improve the mining industry through well-
organized projects with excellent results that incorporate sustainability and
practicality. She has a well-rounded background that would serve to benefit