Simon is a Divisional Director and looks after the London office and region, having joined in 2015 after 14 years leading teams within a large global environmental consultancy. Simon's primary areas include due diligence, contaminated land, human health and controlled waters risk assessment, remediation and project management. He has an established track record in the successful delivery of large scale, complex environmental assessment work as part of multidisciplinary teams including soil, groundwater, soil vapour, indoor/outdoor air investigations, expert witness work, asbestos in soils and environmental forensics.
Simon has provided environmental support as well as led assessments on a significant number of transactions including property in the UK and across Europe, and rapid assessment programmes for portfolios of non-performing loans. His development-related experience has ranged from small scale through to some of the more significant residential and commercial schemes in the UK, with two of his projects winning Brownfield Briefing Awards in 2014. Simon has also led site closure projects including the demolition of over 200 buildings, and the design and implementation of major remediation and earthworks programmes.
Simon is passionate about the projects he gets involved in and combines his technical knowledge with a strong commercial approach to assess environmental challenges, and develop effective and economic solutions for Delta-Simons clients.
Simon is a Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) and Environmental Scientist (MIEnvSc).
Sinéad brings 15 years' experience to the Delta-Simons geo-environmental team; based in the London office, Sinéad specialises in geotechnics. Having completed an MSc in Engineering Geology at Newcastle University, Sinéad's experience has been developed through a wide range of site investigation and geotechnical design projects within both public and private sectors.
Sinéad has supported multidisciplinary teams on contract management, designing and managing a range of site investigations, undertaking geotechnical design and assessment including quay wall stability analysis, foundation design, slope stability analysis, interpretive reporting and input in detailed geotechnical design for highways construction.
Sinéad also has experience of offshore renewables projects which involved scheduling geotechnical and geophysical surveys for structure and pipeline/cable installation for numerous Tender and FEED projects; interpreting survey data to prepare ground models for design, as well as identifying key risks and potential hazards to structure and pipeline design and installation; undertaking geotechnical design for numerous sub-sea structures, as well as pipe-soil interaction, liquefaction, scouring, ploughability/trenching assessments.
Alex Houldsworth is a Principal Consultant at Delta-Simons Environmental Consultants Ltd with over eight years’ experience in environmental consultancy, specialising in Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Due Diligence. She has experience of project managing due diligence of both large and small property and corporate transactions from all sides of the deal including acquisitions, divestment and refinancing. Alex has been involved in projects across a range of sectors, including manufacturing, logistics, chemical, pharmaceutical, aviation, food and drink, automotive, construction and commercial and has experience working on due diligence projects in the UK, Europe, Russia, India and China.
Based in the London regional office, Alex joined Delta-Simons in 2018, and her key skills lie in project and programme management, understanding the practical application of UK and EU EHS legislation and being able to differentiate between minor and material EHS risks to clients.