Dika is currently serving as the Deputy Chief of the Air Protection Branch of the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD).  He began his career with Georgia EPD ten years ago as a compliance engineer inspecting industrial sites in Georgia.  He later managed a permitting group that delivers permits to regulated entities in the electric power, energy, and solid waste sectors.

Before joining EPD, Dika worked as an environmental consultant providing environmental and regulatory compliance assistance to large industrial clients.

He is a certified Lean Six Sigma (LSS) Green Belt and has worked on LSS projects in both the Land and Watershed Protection Branches of Georgia EPD.

Dika has a BS from McGill University in Canada, a Bio-Engineering degree from Gembloux Agro-Bio-Tech in Belgium, an Master in Environmental Engineering from Northeastern University in Boston and a DEL-MEM degree from Duke University’s Nicholas School.