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Expert in Energy Efficiency, Waste Minimisation, REACH/Product Stewardship, EHS Compliance

Expert ID: 728435 United Kingdom

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Expert has 9 years experience within the environmental consultancy field gained across a wide range of industrial sectors and technical disciplines.

He has led over 50 compliance and due diligence audits in the UK and The Republic of Ireland. His EMS experience has involved assisting over 130 sites achieve and maintain an EMS certification as part of a stepped approach to ISO 14001. Additionally, he has developed a training course on business and biodiversity issues focussing on regulatory aspects affecting control and development of sites.

He has significant experience of managing and auditing a variety of energy, waste, material, water, air, land and noise issues, gained through previous employment within environmental management consultancies in Oxford and across Wales.


Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2001 Degree: MSc Subject: Environmental Management Institution: Crandfield University
Year: 1996 Degree: BA Subject: Geography/Politics Institution: Keele University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2007 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Senioir Consultant Department: Responsibilities:

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1998 to Present Country / Region: Poland Summary: Variety of work in Poland including EHS compliance in automotive and heavy industries.
Years: 2009 to Present Country / Region: Romania Summary: EHS compliance in motor industry.
Years: 1996 to 2001 Country / Region: Lithuania/Morocco/China/Australia/Japan Summary: Various assignments teaching business English to corporate executives.
Years: 2008 to Present Country / Region: Italy Summary: EHS Compliance in heavy manufacturing industries.
Years: 2007 to Present Country / Region: Kenya Summary: EHS Compliance in heavy manufacturing industries.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Principal Environmental Auditor IEMA;
Associate Member IEMA.
Licenses / Certifications
Non-Domestic Energy Assessor.
Professional Appointments
Low Carbon Consultant.

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
Training delivered for construction and land management industries, best practice, legal compliance and due diligence (January 2006 to December 2007).
Marketing Experience
EHS Compliance Auditing and Assurance. Lead Auditor - Global Compliance Assurance Programme for General Motors Corporation. Involving leading audits in across mainland Europe and Africa. Each audit involves 2 weeks on-site assessing compliance with national and local legislation (relevant to both environment and Health and Safety) as well as the GM corporate requirements. Lead Auditor – Part of a UK wide programme of audits for Tyco including recent locations in Portsmouth, Dublin, Manchester, Leeds, Sheffield and Wolverhampton. Each audit involves a week onsite and covers both compliance with EHS legislation and adherence to corporate standards (ongoing). Lead Auditor – GE Healthcare, compliance audit as part of global assurance programme in Cork, Republic of Ireland. Subject Matter Expert – BP Logistics, compliance auditor against environment, health and safety legislation at UK logistics site as part of BP’s global EHS assurance programme.
Lead Auditor – Caterpillar, conformance and compliance EHS audits led at Caterpillar facilities in Italy and Poland.

Low Carbon Consultant: Lodged energy performance certificates at office, warehouse, retail and industrial properties in England and Wales using Design Builder software. Undertaken carbon footprinting activities for a range of industries. Undertaken over 200 energy audits in a range of industries and Services. Including advice on building fabric, building services, plant and operational techniques. Demonstrable carbon and financial savings evidenced.
Other Relevant Experience
Environmental Management Systems: Project Coordinator – Implementation of EMSs to businesses in Wrexham and Pembrokeshire over two separate projects. Involved implementing over 130 EMS across a range of industrial and service sectors (January 2004- March 2007).
Over 100 management systems implemented and supported across Wales delivering significant cost savings and resource efficiency improvements (January 2004- March 2007).
Environmental Consultant for ISO 14001 compliance for the office supplies industry– (September 2002 – November 2003).
Implementation of an integrated QEMS for a recycling company.


Waste Minimisation: Waste Minimisation project for Total Bitumen including legal compliance study, waste minimisation review, introduction of revised site waste management procedures. Waste minimisation study for Milford Haven refinery reducing the disposal of oily wastes to landfill. Waste Minimisation at a UK refinery reducing oily wastes went to landfill and developing a report for compliance with the site’s IPPC improvement conditions. Third Party Waste Evaluator for Chevron assurance programme for the use of waste disposal facilities by Chevron sites. Implementation of waste management solutions across Wrexham Industrial Estate, one of the largest industrial estates by area in the UK.

REACH Compliance: Delivered REACH advice to DANA, a multinational automotive manufacturer including web based training on pre-registration requirements to over 20 facilities in 7 countries. Managed the global REACH compliance programme including facilities in North and South America, India, China and Australia to protect the supply of critical materials through the implementation of the REACH requirements in the EU. REACH pre-registration screening advice delivered to GE Transportation and GE Aviation. Site visits undertaken in the UK to review supply chains and evaluate pre-registration requirements.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Welsh Second language
French Basic working knowledge
Polish Good working knowledge
Chinese Basic working knowledge

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