“Our Environmental Planning and Ecology Team seek to de-risk our clients development proposals by selecting and co-ordinating the delivery of technical elements, whilst offering the flexibility of working within existing client teams. Our breadth of consultancy experience benefits from having worked client side on low carbon development, major civils and building infrastructure projects and also as regulator within local authorities. We are driven to achieve positive project outcomes and seek to work with our clients to achieve deliverable and sustainable schemes that improve the local environment, communities and wellbeing of future generations”
Delta Simons Arboriculture team offers a full range of arboricultural consultancy services supported by over 20 years’ experience in both private and public-sector roles. Our highly skilled Arboriculturists are Quantified Tree Risk Assessors (QTRA) registered users and members of the Arboricultural Association (TechArborA).
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.
Based in the Lincoln head office, Hellen works within the Midlands regional team, specialising in the delivery of geotechnical projects for our clients.
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.
Rachel is an experienced environmental consultant, adaptable project manager and town planner with 16 years’ experience gained in the public and private sectors, specifically in environmental, renewable energy and power. Rachel has worked on a range of EIA, sub-EIA projects and planning applications for energy developments with a particular specialism in programme and project management, including detailed knowledge of programme planning. She has managed and progressed large and complex multi-site portfolios for wind energy developments from initial feasibility through to obtaining consent and the discharge of planning conditions.
Prior to working in the consultancy sector, Rachel worked as a Planner/Senior Planner in Development Management at a number of Local Authorities.
Mike is an Associate in our Durham regional office, having joined in 2016. An Environmental Consultant with 20 years’ multidisciplinary experience in the UK contaminated land and waste management industries, Mike has extensive project, financial and site management expertise, having worked on numerous brownfield and landfill development schemes.
Rebecca joined the company in 2007 as Project Coordinator, and is now HR & Business Support Manager. Rebecca is also a member of the Executive team.
Rosanna Webb is EHS Operations Director for Delta-Simons. Having previously worked at Symantec, Veritas and WSP Environmental, Rosanna is a highly motivated Safety, Health and Environmental leader with over 20 years’ experience. Rosanna has gained a thorough understanding of complex EHS regulations and its cultural landscape worldwide. Rosanna has extensive experience within the IT, construction, banking, retail and consulting sectors. She is a strategic thinker focused on the business needs and the added value that well-managed EHS programs can deliver.
Since joining Delta-Simons in 2011, Dan has delivered an extensive range of sustainability projects. He has significant experience of carbon footprinting products and businesses to recognised international standards. Dan delivers the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) and ESOS energy audits within the property, transport and technology sectors – helping clients to achieve regulatory compliance.
Dan supports property investors to assess the sustainability of their acquisitions and also, as a BREEAM ‘Accredited Professional’, helps developers and contractors to design and build to high environmental standards.
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).
Zoe has 12 years’ experience in environmental research and consultancy and a further four years’ experience working within the water industry.
Prior to joining Delta-Simons, Zoe worked as an environmental consultant undertaking industrial atmospheric emissions monitoring, noise surveys and assessments, asbestos monitoring, contaminated land assessments, environmental audits and workplace air monitoring and risk assessments for compliance with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations, for numerous industrial sector clients.
Zoe currently focuses on providing environmental due diligence to support clients in the acquisition, divestment and development of retail, commercial and industrial properties, both in the UK and across Europe, working closely with our European partners within the Inogen network of environmental consultants.
Tom joined Delta-Simons in July 2013, having gained over 14 years' previous experience working in the UK geo-environmental sector. Tom is a commercially focussed Principal, 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.
Tim joined the Norwich office in 2010 and is now responsible for growing the East Anglia regional business unit.
Tim brings with him over 10 years' experience in the geoenvironmental field, particularly in East Anglia, and has led a number of prominent projects in the region including working as resident engineer. Tim has specialist expertise in geotechnical site investigations, Phase I and II environmental and geo-environmental assessments, and the management of remediation projects.
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.
Simon Brown is highly experienced in due diligence and asset management services, with focus in the commercial/industrial sector and has advised on projects all over the world for a variety of top-level clients.
An Environmental Consultant with over 25 years experience, Simon has worked at a variety of private sector consultancies, including the privatised Scientific Branch of the Greater London Council, Wimpey Environmental, Ernest Greens (now White Young Green), WSP, Capita, BWB Consulting and Delta-Simons in its former life as a joint venture between Delta's and Simon's.
Simon and his team are responsible for delivering solutions to ground risk problems for clients involved with due diligence, property transaction, asset management and the Mergers & Acquisitions Market on a national and international basis.
Simon is a member of the Executive team.
Roger is member of the Delta-Simons Executive team and has been with the company since 1996. Roger has broad experience of brownfield evaluation having worked with many institutional investment funds and national property developers. Roger currently provides technical support to the national project teams with particular expertise in carbon and sustainability. Roger is accountable for maintaining Delta-Simons ISO9001 accreditation, and directing the implementation and management of the Quality Management System.
Roger is an WELL Accredited Professional, read more.
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.
Paul joined Delta-Simons as an Environmental Scientist in May 2007, and is now Geo-environmental Principal and Team Leader for the Midlands region. Over his 10 years with the company Paul has gained his experience in environmental and geotechnical site investigations in the UK, Ireland and Europe for commercial, industrial and residential land uses.
Paul joined Delta-Simons in 1996 as an Environmental Scientist and has progressed through the company to Unit Director of the Midlands region (Lincoln and Nottingham regional offices). Paul has vast experience in brownfield site assessment in the UK and Ireland including feasibility, planning, designing and managing multi-disciplinary projects on commercial, industrial and residential landuses.
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.
Jonathan joined Delta-Simons in 2005; he is a Board member and part of the Executive team. Prior to joining Delta-Simons, Jonathan had an impressive career in industry including spells as FD and MD at Derby-based AIM Aviation, FC at Christian Salveson and Financial Controller at Winchester Growers.
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.
Since joining Delta-Simons, Jayne has specialised in environmental assessment by undertaking risk assessments for contaminated land for both due diligence (including portfolios) and development purposes. With over 15 years' experience within the environmental sector, Jayne specialises in providing budget costs associated with ground risks for development sites, as well as feasibility assessments for developments that cover ground risk, ecology and flood risk issues.
James is Unit Director based in the Norwich regional office which he established in 2007. By 2018 he will have 30 years' of continuous experience in ground-related construction, mostly for the property sector. Although an engineering geologist by training and geotechnical minded, James also works in contaminated land and environmental permitting.
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.
Joining Delta-Simons towards the end of 2013 as a Project Manager, Dan brings more than 14 years' of experience dealing with contaminated land remediation, geotechnical, environmental due diligence and development led projects.
Since joining Delta-Simons in 2006 Chris has worked with many national and multinational customers and has delivered projects for global clients through the Inogen Environmental Alliance. Chris has particular expertise in EHS compliance, environmental management systems and environmental due diligence. He also leads the delivery of energy auditing services and bulk energy procurement.
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, 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.
Alan is a Unit Director and leads the Transaction Support team. Working in the property sector for 22 years, Alan's main areas of expertise are in contaminated land assessment within the Real Estate Investments and M&A sectors; advising developers, owner/occupiers and institutional investors on a range of environmental due diligence subjects, including contaminated land liabilities, flood risk, EHS compliance, energy and sustainability.
Alan also advises multinational clients on real estate and M&A projects outside the UK, partnering with our Inogen® Associates.
Damian is a Executive Director and an experienced projects director having delivered numerous multi-jurisdictional EHS, sustainability and real estate due diligence projects over a career spanning 18 years. He has worked with leading blue chip industrial and manufacturing, logistics, financial and real estate investment clients providing support on environmental risk quantification and management strategies, as well as business resilience and future proofing initiatives to protect client assets. He was part of the senior management team of a global environmental consultancy that won Acquisition Monthly's Environmental Advisor of the Year award, three years out of five.
Damian has a strong passion for effective CRM, strategic business planning and new market entry and positioning initiatives, which he refined during a period with a leading international marine civils contractor. He has a demonstrable track record of building profitable, energetic and highly successful teams that adopt a client-centric, commercial approach to delivering effective consultancy and the creation of long-term business partnerships built on trust.
Alex is Managing Director and a member of the Executive team at Delta-Simons, with accountability for delivering multidisciplinary solutions to UK and international developers. He has been involved at the highest level with most of Delta-Simons key customers since joining in 2001. In this time he has gained extensive experience and knowledge of a wide range of property acquisition, development and divestiture projects. Alex has a very keen commercial awareness of how to create value from brownfield land challenges and this has gained him great respect with a wide range of property developers and investors.
Alex is an Accredited Wellbeing Professional, read more.