Simon Witney

managing director
environmental planner
core skills

environmental planning

environmental impact assessment

development planning

consent applications

infrastructure planning

site and route feasibility studies


renewable energy studies

other key skills

company leadership

multidisciplinary team management

client relationship management

investor support

project direction

business development


due diligence

previous appointments

Managing Director, Parkwood Consultancy Services

Environment and Development Director, Mouchel (WSP)

Director of Operations/Head of Planning and Development, Jacobs

Senior Principal/Project Director, GHD Australia

Director for Environment and Development, Hyder (Arcadis)

Director of Environmental Planning and Development, Oscar Faber (AECOM)

international experience



Saudi Arabia



recent key projects

EIA Coordinator, Sutton Link Tram Project, for ERM/TfL

Environment Manager, HS2 Phase 1 West Midlands, for Arup/HS2

Lead Assessor, London Gateway Port and onshore development, for P&O Ports/P&O Developments

Framework Manager, Project Support and other frameworks, for Highways Agency

Framework Manager, Environment Framework, for National Grid

Planning Specialist, Strategic Management of Environmental Infrastructure in the South East, for the Environment Agency

Project Director, Wallerawang and other power stations, for Delta Electricity Australia

Client Relationship Manager, for Stockland Australia

Environment and Permitting Manager, Yanbu and Al Jubail Industrial Cities, for Marafiq Saudi Arabia

Project Director Environment and Mitigation, Khalifa City A Abu Dhabi

William Little

founding associate
environmental surveyor
core skills

environmental impact assessment

environmental surveying

town and country planning

renewable energy

agricultural holdings

landscape and forest management

compulsory purchase

access and options agreements

other key skills

team management

business development

feasibility studies

project coordination

site supervision

public inquiries

land access management


previous appointments

Managing Director, Environmental Planning and Solutions Ltd

Head of Land Access, HS2

Head of Land and Development, ADAS

Director of Planning and Environment, Berrys

recent key projects

Land Access Manager, HS2 Phase 2B, for HS2

Environment Coordinator for five windfarms in England and Wales, for various clients

Environment Manager, Mynydd y Gwynt, for private clients

Lead Planner Site Preparation and Mitigation, Hinckley Point C, for EdF Energy

Environmental Coordinator, Salterns housing development, for M Baker Property Services

EIA Manager, motorway widening schemes, for Highways Agency

Environment Consultant, Coblands Nursery land release, for Glendale Horticulture

Graham Parry

founding associate
core skills

noise and vibration

noise standards and policy

air quality

lighting assessment

environmental impact assessment

strategic environmental assessment

emissions assessments

infrastructure proposal support

other key skills

company management

team leadership

research studies

committee representations

expert witness

specialist working party member

specialist training

technical author

previous appointments

Managing Director, ACCON UK Ltd

Divisonal Director Environment, Temple Group

Associate Director, Chris Blandford & Associates

Technical Director Environment, RPS

Divisional Director Environment, DHV UK

international experience




Hong Kong




South Africa



recent key projects

Project Manager, Rushden Lakes Mixed Use Development, for LXB

Project Manager and Technical Lead, Sturry and Broadoak Residential Development, for a confidential client

Independent Compensation Panel Adviser, Thames Tideway Tunnel, for Thames Tideway

Technical Project Manager, Grahame Park Barnet Residential Development, for Genesis Housing Association

Noise Expert, HS2 Phase 1, for Wendover Council and House of Commons Select Committee

Project Manager and Technical Lead, LUAS Tram Line Dublin, for the Rail Procurement Agency Ireland

Project Manager and Technical Lead, Crossrail, for the BAM Ferrovial Kier (BFK) Consortium

Martin Kerslake

founding associate
energy project developer
core skills

energy project design

renewable energy

heat networks

sustainable energy

carbon management

energy project funding

energy service company structures

development application support

other key skills

project feasibility

team direction and management

business development

concept development

corporate governance

corporate strategy

new market entry

business transformation

previous appointments

Managing Director, Environmental Efficiency Ltd

Director, Carbon Management Centre for Mouchel

Lead Consultant, National Energy Action

Energy Services Director, TelecomPlus

recent key projects

Lead Consultant, Heat and Power Network Development, for Worcestershire County Council

Project and Funding Director, Carbon Footprint Reduction, for Stoke City Council

Governance and Funding Adviser, for various local authorities

Lead Consultant and Business Development Director, for Warm Zones CIC (part of National Energy Action)

Carbon Footorint Reduction Advisor, for various local authorities

Karen Colbourn

founding associate
planning ecologist
core skills

ecological impact assessment

habitat regulations assessment

ecological design

habitat and ecological implementation

mitigation and compensation

local biodiversity planning

biodiversity policy

green roofs

other key skills

project management

team management

report writing and review

company development and management

public consultation

stakeholder engagement

expert witness

local government representations

previous appointments

Director, Ecological Planning and Research

Associate Director, Countryside Planning and Management (CPM)

recent key projects

Project Director, Ecological Impact Assessment/Habitats Regulations Assessment, for Broadmoor Hospital

Ecology Expert, Energy from Waste Plant Kings Lynn, for Cory Environmental

Lead Ecologist, Planning Applications, for Stroud District Council

Lead Ecologist, Impact Avoidance Strategies, for Stroud District Council

Consultant Ecologist, Habitats Regulations Assessments, for various Councils in Southern England

Consultant Ecologist, Biodiversity Net Gain Guidance, for various Councils

Consultant Ecologist, Great Crested Newts Licencing, for various Councils

Consultant Ecologist, Biodiversity Net Gain, for various Councils

Jon Smithson

founding associate
ground conditions specialist
core skills

geotechnical engineering

ground stability

geo-environmental engineering

land contamination


geological evaluation

mining assessment

basement assessment and design

other key skills

project management

commercial management

development planning support

sustainable development

claims assessment

expert witness


due diligence

previous appointments

Director, Ground and Project Consultants Ltd

Operations Director, ESI

Director, Jacobs UK and India

Senior Geotechnical Engineer, Mouchel

international experience





recent key projects

Geotechnical Expert, Hinkley Point C Nuclear Power Station, for Westlakes Engineering

Technical Lead Reinforced Slope Design, North Manchester housing project, for CPUK

Project Director, The Avenue Coke and Chemical Works Regeneration Project, for Homes and Communities Agency

Technical Lead Geotechnics and Ground Investigation, RAF base in East England, for a confidential client

Co-author, Report on Brownfield Sites and Land Contamination, for CIRIA

Technical Author, Geotechnical Design Report for thrust boring, for Eric Wright Construction

Project Manager, Orgreave Colliery reclamation and landfill, for UK Coal

Technical Lead Dewatering, A34 underbridge in Cheshire, for Nework Rail

Technical Lead Slope Remediation, housing development, for Brookhouse Developments

Geotechnical Specialist, A556 Motorway, for Highways England

Melissa Johansson

engineering geologist
core skills

oil & gas exploration

geothermal energy

geological modelling

petrophysics and lithology

reservoir characterisation


micro-hydro generation


other key skills

multidisciplinary team management

feasibility studies

team leadership

project implementation

research and development

data interpretation

renewable energy innovations

sustainable development

previous appointments

Managing Director, Geode-Energy (UK)

Principal Exploration Geologist, Wireline Schlumberger (Malaysia)

Consultancy Services Manager, Schlumberger (Qatar & Yemen)

Technical Project Manager, Schlumberger (China)

Geology Team Lead, Schlumberger (Egypt, Sudan, Syria)

international experience










North Sea

recent key projects

Subsurface Reservoir Characterisation Specialist, South Disouq Field, Egypt, for SDX Energy

Carbonate Sedimentary Modeller, Luconian Play, Malaysia, for Petronas

Deep Marine Facies Analyst, Brunei, for Shell

Co-author, Report on Brownfield Sites and Land Contamination, for CIRIA

Fracture Analyst in Geothermal Field, Philippines, for Schlumberger

Micro-porosity Specialist in platform carbonates, Qatar, for Qatar Petroleum

Feasibility Study Leader for micro-hydro power in South Glamorgan, private project

Robert Kennedy

air quality and climate specialist
core skills

air quality assessment

climate change

atmospheric dispersion modelling

greenhouse gas inventories

odour assessments

dust management

environmental impact assessment

environmental approvals

other key skills

environmental engineering


environmental auditing

independent reviews

best practice/best available technology reviews

project management

previous appointments

Director, Atmospheric Solutions

international experience







United Arab Emirates




recent key projects

Dust Monitoring Specialist, The Denizon, for McAleer & Rushe

Dust Risk Assessor, 110 Marylebone High Street, London, for Neillcott Construction

Odour Assessment Specialist at Sloane Street, London, for Cadogan Estates

Odour Assessment Specialist, Heath Street, London, for Macfarlanes LLP

Air Quality Assessor, Crampton Lane, London, for Sovini Developments

David Mullholland

horticulture and landscape specialist
core skills


planting design

landscape management

landscape project implementation

green roofs

green infrastructure

parks management

open space and public realm

other key skills

project management

interim management

contract design and management

contract supervision

maintenance and aftercare specifications

tenders, specifications and quotes

business planning and development

green and blue environments

previous appointments

Director, Mulholland Landscape Consultants

Landscape Manager, Heathrow Airport  

Group Landscape Manager, BAA

Environment Manager, Heathrow Airport

Director of Maintenance, Hasmead Landscape Contractors

Director Business Development, JSA Landscape and Agricultural Contractors

recent key projects

Landscape Advisor, for Oxford Science Park

Landscape Manager, Terminal Five Project, for BAA Plc

Landscape Advisor, for LVS Schools

Green Roof Advisor, Teddington, for Tearfund

Tender Process Consultant, various projects, for London City Airport

Landscape Manager, Constructed Wetlands Project, for Heathrow Airport

Habitat Management Advisor, for Doncaster Airport

Habitat Management Advisor, for Durham Tees Airport

Habitat Management Advisor, for Birmingham Airport

Vetting Officer, for British Association of Landscape Industries

Alastair Moseley

water environment industry specialist
core skills


environmental management

water asset management

integrated water management

civil engineering

sustainable urban drainage

water management plans

flood risk assessment

other key skills

professional institute and trade association leadership

water business support

professional standards

expert witness

water company skills development and training

water industry innovation

technical authoring and conference chairing

due diligence for investors

previous appointments

Managing Director, H2OWEM

Director, Future Water Association

Honorary Vice President, CIWEM

UK Water Sector Director, WSP Group

Director of Water Environment, Hyder (Arcadis)

Group Engineer, Haswell Consulting (Severn Trent Water)

recent key projects

Instigator/Task Group Chair, Property Flood Resilience Action Plan, for the Future Water Association/DEFRA

Strategic Advisor, Minewater and by-products sale, for the Coal Authority

Special Advisory Group Member, strategic response to 2014 floods, for UK Government

Technical Leader, Yorkshire Water sewerage capital investment programme, for Barhale/WSP

Technical Leader, Severn Trent Water AMP7 capital investment programmes, for J Murphy & Sons

Technical Leader, Bath Wastewater Project, for Wessex Water/Costain

Technical Leader, Glasgow Strategic Drainage Plan, for Scottish Water

Technical Leader, Sheffield Urban Pollution Management Strategy, for Yorkshire Water

Technical Leader, Thames Water sewerage and other contracts, for J Murphy & Sons

Technical Leader, Oil Storage Implementation Programme, for Network Rail

Mark Bussell

nucear and defence specialist
core skills

nuclear environmental consultancy

nuclear energy compliance

nuclear energy permitting

radioactive waste menagement

defence consultancy

environmental impact assessment

environmental management

environmental permitting

other key skills

BAT/BPEO/BPM strategies

peer review

independent technical review

environmental safety

environmental modelling

environmental assurance

planning and consent applications

technical author

previous appointments

Managing Director, MB Nuclear

Director of Operations, Jacobs UK

Section Manager and Technical Authority, AREVA RMC

Director, Oxford Biosphere

recent key projects

EIA and Article 37 Project Lead, Euratom Article 37 submission, for Winfrith Nuclear Power Station

Technical Lead, Operational Safety Assessment for Generic Waste Disposal Facility, for Nuclear Decommissioning Agency

Independent Environmental Advisor, Queen Elizabeth Carriers Project, for Ministry of Defence

Compliance and Environmental Permitting Lead, Wylfa Newydd Nuclear Power Station, for Horizon Nuclear Power

Environmental Advisor, Performance Indicators and SEA for NDA’s Strategy, for Nuclear Decommissioning Agency

Environmental Assurance Manager, SEA, Strategy and environmental performance across the NDA Estate, for Nuclear Decommissioning Agency

Framework Manager, Environmental Services Framework, for Radioactive Waste Management Directorate

Framework Director, Environmental Services Framework, for Sellafield

Technical Lead, Best Available Technology for Hinkley Point C Nuclear Power Station, for UK-EPR

Technical Expert and Peer Reviewer, Generic Design Assessment for radioactive waste management, for UK-EPR

Anna Hewson

EIA and environmental manager
core skills

environmental impact assessment

environmental management systems

consent applications

consents management

environmental advisor

contractor site plans

environmental clerk of works

environmental audits and inspections

other key skills

stakeholder management

client relationship management

project management

programme management

change control

quality assurance

lead authorship

risk management

previous appointments

Director, ACM Consultancy Services

Principal Environmental Consultant, Capita

Principal Environmental Advisor, NEAS, Environment Agency

Consents and Environment Manager, Network Rail

Senior Environmental Consultant, Atkins

recent key projects

Environmental Statement Lead Author, HS2 Lot 2 Phase 2B, Capita/Ineco/AECOM JV

Environmental Statement Principal EIA Coordinator, HS2 Lot 2 Phase 2B, Capita/Ineco/AECOM JV

TEAM2100 Principal Environmental Advisor, Environment Agency, Capita

Consents and Environment Manager, Crossrail/Network Rail, Capita

Ecological Clerk of Works, Channel Bridges, Environment Agency, Capita

Environmental Consultant, National Grid Estuary Pipeline, Capita

Environmental Statement Design Element Lead, HS2 Phase One, Atkins

Environmental Statement Advanced Petition Lead, HS2 Phase 2A, Atkins

Senior EIA Coordinator, Highways England Projects (A27/M1), Atkins

Environmental Consultant, EAZA publication, Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust

Gordon Mudge

water and environmental management specialist
core skills

major project development

environmental impact assessment

environmental and social impact assessment

development consent order applications

stakeholder engagement

infrastructure planning

industrial development planning

new nuclear energy

other key skills

strategy development

profit and loss accounting

multi-disciplinary team management

director experience

international projects

international lending bank project support

business development

client side secondment

previous appointments

Director, ByrneLooby

Director of Operations, Jacobs Engineering

Global Director, AECOM

Operational Director, RPS Group

international experience




The Netherlands




Czech Republic







Saudi Arabia










Equatorial Guinea







Timor Leste


recent key projects

Project Director, Wylfa New Nuclear Power Station DCO, for Horizon Nuclear Power (Hitachi)

Project Director, South Stream Black Sea gas pipeline, for Gazprom, EDF, Eni, Wintershall

Project Director, Runcorn Energy from Waste Facility, for INEOS

Project Director, road and rail access EIA and planning, Stansted Airport Second Runway, for BAA

Project Director, Al Dur II Integrated Water and Power Plant EIA, Bahrain, for Haya Power

Project Director, Al Wassimi North-1 new offshore oil well in Bahrain, for Eni

Environmental specialist, Red Sea Project, for Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Environmental Specialist for construction audit, Channel Tunnel Rail Link, for Mott Parson Gibb consortium (UK Government)

Environmental Specialist, N5 Highway in Pakistan, for World Bank Mission

Environmental Specialist, rural road rehabilitation in Zimbabwe, for Danish International Development Agency

Jonathan Pyke

environmental engineer and acoustician
core skills

noise and vibration studies

environmental acoustics

transportation acoustics

construction acoustics

environmental impact assessment

strategic environmental assessment

environmental consent applications

environmental engineering

other key skills

feasibility studies

environmental monitoring and audit

design and construction processes

independent environmental checker

corporate environmental governance

corporate social responsibility

technical author

university professor

previous appointments

Associate, Arup

Technical Director, AECOM

Assistant Professor, University of Hong Kong

Partner, Innovation Environment Limited

Technical Director, ERM

Senior Consultant, Halcrow

Consultant, DNV

Local Government Officer, Surrey and Berkshire County Councils

international experience

Hong Kong








Abu Dhabi

recent key projects

Environmental Specialist, HS2 Phase 1 (London Boroughs) Scheme Design, for SCS Railways

EIA Manager, Llanelli Wellness and Life Sciences Village, for Carmarthenshire County Council

Independent Environmental Checker, Wylfa Nuclear Power Station, for Hitachi

EIA Leader, Daventry International Rail Freight Terminals (DIRFT II and III), for Prologis

EIA Manager, Sutton Park Energy Park Biomass Gasifier, for Peterborough Renewable Energy Limited

Feasibility Study Leader, Environmentally-friendly Linkage System for Kowloon East, for Hong Kong SAR Government

SEA Leader, Identification of New Quarry Sites in Hong Kong, for Hong Kong Government

SEA Leader, Territory-wide Study on Underground Space Development in Urban Areas, for Hong Kong Government

Environmental Impact Assessment Leader, Cross Bay Link, for Hong Kong Government

EIA Leader and Environmental Support Services through to commissioning, West Rail, for Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation

Mark Livock

rail specialist
core skills

rail project sponsorship

rail project delivery

rail feasibility studies

rail operations

rail management

rail operations

other key skills

project delivery

stakeholder engagement

business case development

stage gate reviewer

franchise management

multidisciplinary team management

project recovery

infrastructure lobbying

previous appointments

Principal Programme Client, Transpennine Route Upgrade, Department for Transport

Principal Sponsor, Department for Transport

Head of Programme Assurance, Crossrail Joint Sponsor Team, Department for Transport

Franchise Manager, Strategic Rail Authority

Project Director F2N, for Network Rail

Sponsor, F2N, for Railtrack

Freight Account Executive, for Railtrack

External Liaison and Compliance Manager, for Railtrack

recent key projects

Options Report and Outline Business Case, Transpennine Route Upgrade, Department for Transport

Sponsor, Nexus Metro, Department for Transport

Sponsor, Rotherham to Sheffield Tram Train pilot project, Department for Transport

Sponsor, King’s Cross Station Upgrade, Department for Transport

Sponsor, National Station Improvement Programme, Department for Transport

Leader, Crossrail Joint Sponsor Team, Transport for London/Department for Transport

Franchise Manager, Chiltern Railways, Strategic Rail Authority

Franchise Manager, Central Trains, Strategic Rail Authority

Sponsor/Project Director, Felixstowe to Nuneaton Freight Upgrade Project, Network Rail

Executive, Freightliner Heavy Haul, Railtrack

Mark Elton

environmental planner
core skills

environmental planning

environmental impact assessment

health impact assessment

sustainability appraisals

urban development


environmental due diligence

site finding

other key skills

multidisciplinary team management

project management and direction

business development

key client management

expert witness

communications and stakeholder engagement

chartered environmental assessor


previous appointments

Founding Director, Aftermap

Environmental Director, WYG Group

Director – Environment, Peter Brett Associates (Stantec)

Technical Director, URS (AECOM)

Business Director, Environmental Planning, Hyder (Arcadis)

Regional Director, WSP Environment & Energy

Technical Director, Pell Frischmann

Project Consultant, Hill Environmental (Controls Assurance)

international experience










recent key projects

EIA Lead Author, HS2 Phase 2b, Lot 3 Vol2, Arup+/ERM

Framework Manager, National EIA Framework, RWE 

EIA Director, Woodberry Down Regeneration Scheme London, Berkeley Homes

Named Environmental Lead, ESIA West African Gas Pipeline Project, Nigeria/Morocco, Confidential

Project Consultant, EIA and Management Guidelines for Transport Sector, Tanzania, World Bank

Environmental Director, Battersea Power Station EIA Phase 3, Battersea Power Station Company

EIA Director, Royal Albert Dock EIA, ABP  (Stanhope/Farrells)

Environmental Director, EIA Earls Court Regeneration, Capco

EIA Director, Dyfnant Forest Onshore Wind, Scottish Renewables

EIA Project Manager, Ras Abu Aboud Development Project and Aerospace City, Qatar