“Our EHS Team is dedicated to providing professional services that are tailored to our clients’ operations, business drivers and risks. We understand that one size does not fit all and so we deliver appropriate and consistent solutions that add value to our clients and their businesses. We provide a full suite of EHS services from supporting our clients in developing their EHS strategy right through to providing simple compliance tools such as legal registers.”
You may need an Environmental Permit if you carry out activities which have the potential to harm the environment or human health, as prescribed in the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 and the Pollution Prevention and Control (Scotland) Regulations 2012. If you’re operating without the required Permit you could be asked to cease your operation or be prosecuted.
We provide support to the client through all stages of a project, from feasibility, outline proposals, project planning, operations on-site, completion and handover, whilst ensuring all CDM duties and responsibilities are carried out by the appropriate CDM roles.
Through our Resource as a Service (RaaS) offering we can offer clients short or long-term flexible Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability (EHSS) resourcing solutions. We can help our clients respond quickly to changing resource needs, whether this be a long-term need for part-time H&S support or a short-term requirement for a full-time specialist consultant.
We have seen an increase in clients requesting our services in the development of Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) training modules. Delta-Simons’ have experience in developing training in many different environments, for example classroom based, e-learning modules, in government, healthcare, industry and corporate settings.
Dave joined Lucion, the parent company of Delta-Simons Ltd back in 2016, as a result of the acquisition of Redhills, where he had held a number of roles and was currently operating as Head of Market Development. The acquisition led to Dave being promoted to Commercial Director and in this role, he was instrumental in the smooth integration of multiple acquisition companies and clients into Lucion.
Dave holds a wealth of experience and in previous roles has been responsible for managing teams of consultants; operations managers; business development managers, account managers and account directors. Previous leadership roles have involved designing and implementing business strategies and budgets and ensuring that strategy is communicated to stakeholders at all levels. 20 years of experience as a consultant operating in numerous sectors has led Dave to have a strong focus on people management, commercial delivery and management (including business development and account management). Dave is also generally qualified in aspects of health, safety and hazardous materials consultancy as well as in technical auditing.
More recently, Dave has been operating in the role of Group Commercial Director and was promoted to Managing Director - Assessment for Delta-Simons Ltd and Ground Engineering Ltd.
Aaron leads our Environmental Transaction Services (ETS) division. He and his team are environmental experts, providing specialist consultancy support across the UK, Europe and internationally, helping clients navigate the complex world of Environmental and Social Governance (ESG), ground risk, flood risk, and environmental compliance.
With a focus on delivering commercially-sound solutions, Aaron and his team are dedicated to providing trusted environmental due diligence for acquisitions, mergers, divestments, and refinancing.
Partnering with Aaron and his team ensures that your business stays ahead of the curve and makes informed decisions that protect your investments from risk.
Richard joins us as an Associate nominally based in the Leeds office as he lives near Selby, but will be working nationally and has skills that are useful within all three Delta-Simons divisions. Richard has in excess of 20 years’ experience within consultancy and client organisations, both within the UK and overseas.
Richard has wide-ranging environmental consultancy experience with specific expertise in all things waste, whether soils or end of life assessments for industrial / manufacturing processes. He is a Qualified Person under the CL:AIRE Definition of Waste Industry Code of Practice and will be taking a lead in developing and diversifying our waste services.
Dr Paul Dowson has joined us to lead our Geo-environmental team in the South West with a remit to work with Clients across the UK. Paul has a great reputation in the UK market with over 30 years experience in the field of aquatic pollution, contaminated land and remediation. During the last 12 years Paul has worked for WSP in a number of different Regional and Technical Director roles across the Ground and Water business, regionally focused in the Midlands, South and South West/Wales regions providing professional environmental advice across a wide range of sectors. Prior to joining WSP, Paul spent 14 years with Environmental Resources Management (ERM) in the Oxford office, latterly managing the Contaminated Site Management Team before moving to help set up and manage ERM’s Bristol office in 2006.
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Marcus brings 16 years’ experience to Delta-Simons, advising clients in the financial, pharmaceutical, chemicals, food, technology and general manufacturing sectors, as well as national government. Marcus has worked throughout the UK and Republic of Ireland, the EU, Russia and the CIS, South Africa and the Middle East, as well as offshore with the oil and gas industry.
Marcus specialises in Environmental Permitting, Environment Health & Safety Compliance and auditing, EHS Management Systems implementation and support, and regulatory liaison.
Marcus is a Principal Environmental Auditor with the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) and holds a NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health and the NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management.
Simon Joined Delta-Simons in early 2017 with significant experience gained working in a diverse range of sectors in the town planning field over the past 11 years. He has managed multidisciplinary teams and delivered projects for private developers, co-professionals and public sector clients throughout a wide range of industry sectors.
His key experience includes managing major and complex planning applications, advising on site feasibility, leading on technical environmental planning matters along with preparing, reviewing and submitting Environmental Statements (EIA), sub EIA documents (including screening letters and scoping reports).
Simon has project managed planning appeals for the public sector, appeared as an expert witness at public inquiries on environmentally technical issues and presented to planning committees at Local Planning Authorities.
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.
Rob joined Delta-Simons as Sustainability Unit Director in 2019 bringing 14 years' of energy and sustainability experience, with a specific focus on energy auditing, carbon reporting and thermal modelling/building physics.
Rob has provided solutions to clients across new build construction, property, retail, leisure and industrial sectors, and has helped hundreds of businesses to meet a range of challenging legislative compliance needs.
Rob is an accredited ESOS Lead Assessor, holds qualifications/accreditations in relation to Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC), TM44 Air Conditioning Inspections, Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs), Display Energy Certificates (DECs) and has a strong background in Mechanical Building Services design.
Alex Perryman joined Delta-SImons as an Associate in 2018, bringing with him over 15 years’ experience in the water industry and geospatial arena. Alex is a flood risk technical specialist and project manager, and has delivered numerous complex flood risk management projects including multimillion pound megaprojects in the Middle East. Alex has undertaken and led the delivery of numerous detailed Flood Risk Assessments (FRA), Surface Water Management Plans, Water Cycle Studies, Catchment and Flood Warning Management Plans, culvert studies and due diligence projects for a range of high profile public and private clients.
Alex leads the completion of the flood risk elements of Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) including hydrology, hydraulic modelling, drainage and culvert assessments (baseline and developed cases) and has vast experience in complex flood risk analysis and mentoring junior staff.
Chris joined Delta-Simons in 2018 and brings over twenty years’ experience focusing on ground risk, working across a range of sectors including Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals; Oil and Gas, Mining, Property Development and Finance.
Having worked for a variety of UK-based and International consultancies, Chris has specific experience in characterisation and remediation of complex sites, including operational chemical works, former gasworks, and power infrastructure projects, provision of strategic advice on ground risk to large scale schemes including coal mining legacy issues, managing commercial issues around transactions and investment with respect to ground conditions as well as supporting schemes through the planning process, including EIA scale developments and the technical requirements of such support.
Graham has over 22 years of experience in Environmental Due Diligence for Real Estate and Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) in the UK and internationally. Graham is also at the forefront of advising clients on Transactional ESG and manages a number of key client accounts in the UK and globally
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Charlotte joined us in 2018, bringing 12 years' experience in delivering focused operational environmental, health & safety compliance assurance to the financial, construction and manufacturing sectors across the UK and Republic of Ireland. Charlotte specialises in Project Management & Tender Preparation, Environmental Health & Safety Compliance, DSE Workstation Assessments, Environmental Permitting, Environmental Management Systems implementation and support, Waste Management and Minimisation.
Hellen joined Delta-Simons in 2017, bringing over 20 years’ of geo-environmental experience to the company. Hellen started her career in marine geophysics before moving into engineering, subsequently working within consultancies providing multidisciplinary geotechnical and environmental support.
Hellen is responsible for project delivery and client development within the south region.
Rebecca joined the company in 2007 as Project Coordinator and is now Group HR Business Partner.
Tom joined Delta-Simons in July 2013, having gained over 10 years' previous experience working in the UK geoenvironmental sector. Tom is a commercially focused consultant, having undertaken numerous due diligence and asset management assessments for a range of well-known multi-national organisations.
Tom has also gained significant experience in the retail, industrial and residential property sectors, and regularly provides expert advice relating to a range of greenfield and brownfield land challenges, including remediation requirements, shallow coal mining risks and waste classification matters.
Simon Steele is a Principal Geoenvironmental Consultant and Team Leader at Delta-Simons. Simon has over 10 years' experience working on a variety of multi-discipline projects for a number of UK based clients across both commercial and residential developments. Simon also has extensive experience in team management, preparation of proposals, project planning, sub-contractor management, geotechnical assessments and data assessment.
Richard is Unit Director for the northern regions, and has over 18 years' consultancy experience in contaminated land, remediation and environmental due diligence. Richard is responsible for leading the Delta-Simons Geo-environmental operations team in Manchester, Leeds and Durham, providing contaminated land, geotechnical and environmental due diligence services and support to a growing client base.
Mike joined Delta Simons at the beginning of 2015 to lead the Geoenvironmental team in the newly established Leeds office. Mike brings with him nine years' experience working within the geo-environmental sector in the North, as well as a range of experience on investigations and environmental assessments across the UK. His project experience includes former gas works, collieries, chemical facilities, petroleum storage facilities, ports, industrial premises, Part 2A as well as greenfield sites.
Kelvin is a chartered geologist and SiLC, and has 26 years of experience providing client focused solutions to resolve environmental challenges. Kelvin has extensive experience in due diligence and compliance auditing, environmental planning and assessment and redevelopment of land subjected to contaminative use within the property development, manufacturing, chemical, oil and gas and public sectors.
John joined Delta-Simons in 2008, and has since been involved in a range of Phase I and Phase II site investigations in the UK, Ireland and Europe, producing reports and risk assessments for planning applications, environmental statements and pre-acquisition assessments, overseeing remediation works and undertaking groundwater and gas monitoring.
Gary is the Delta-Simons Drilling Unit Manager. Gary joined Delta-Simons in 2006 and has broad experience using a range of drilling rigs and investigation techniques for both environmental and geotechnical purposes. Gary has experience of land drilling on challenging contaminated sites on both hard and soft rock.
Charlotte leads the Ecology department at Delta-Simons and has broad experience in the field, having worked on a wide range of development projects including road schemes, waste incinerator sites, coastal defence schemes and residential, commercial and industrial property.
Since joining Delta-Simons, Charlotte has managed complex biodiversity projects including a number of multi-species survey programmes, and is responsible for the planning and undertaking of field studies, impact assessments and mitigation for bats, great crested newts, badgers, water voles, otters and reptiles.
Charlotte is also qualified to complete works under the Bat Low Impact Class Licence (BLICL) and the Great Crested Newt Low Impact Class Licence (GCN LICL).
Joining Delta-Simons in 2014 as Environmental Planning Unit Director and subsequently becoming Techical Director, Ali brings over 15 years hands-on experience in environmental consultancy to the company. Ali has worked in a multitude of differing roles within the sector including appointments as an environmental audit co-ordinator, contaminated land consultant, and auditing and technical team manager.
Having gained several years' experience managing large project teams and working with client/design teams to deliver complex EIA and planning reports for major applications, Ali has worked across multiple sectors including energy and waste, linear civil projects, food and drink, and commercial & residential.
Having also worked on client side for a low carbon developer, Ali also brings significant appreciation for early stage input and recognition of key development constraints, as well as commercial solutions and alternative options.
Damian is the Managing Director for Advisory Services, encompassing our Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability, Environmental Transaction Services and Environmental Planning Services at Delta-Simons. He has been part of the Delta-Simons’ Senior Leadership Team since 2014. Damian has held senior management and leadership positions at global professional service consultancies and at a civil engineering contractor delivering nationally significant infrastructure projects.
Damian is degree qualified in environmental science and has 25 years’ post-grad consultancy experience and maintains an extensive professional network; based on obtaining client trust, repeat business and referrals through the delivery of practical commercial advice and a proactive approach to project delivery.