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Multi-disciplined Consulting


Stopford’s consultants bring together complimentary engineering and environmental disciplines to support your projects With over 30 years of insight and practical experience serving the energy and environment sectors, our consultants draw on their breadth of expertise and operational know-how to support any aspect of a project.

Our highly qualified employees boast significant expertise within their specialist fields’. They are drawn together on a project-by-project basis to form a multi-disciplinary project team to meet the requirements of our clients. Our team of experts have extensive experience of working with local authorities, government agencies, investors, SMEs and large multinationals, and can offer specialist technical support at all stages of the project lifecycle.

Safety Consultancy

  • HAZOP studies
  • HAZAN studies
  • ATEX/DSEAR studies
  • COMAH (PCSR reports)
  • Pressure systems (including PSSR)
  • LOPA, IEC61508/61511 (SIL) verification
  • Fire engineering, fire risk assessments, heat modelling
  • LPG compliance audits

Process Consultancy

  • Relief and blowdown studies
  • Environmental consultancy
  • IPPC/environmental impact studies
  • Site identification & assessment
  • Site layout & planning
  • Operational efficiency
  • Training
  • Due diligence
  • Equipment & structures integrity audits

Environmental Consultancy

  • Planning
  • Permitting
  • Regulatory review
  • Air quality & odour assessments
  • Noise assessments
  • Water & soil assessments
  • Contaminated land (phase I & II)
  • Geotechnical surveys & hydrogeology
  • EIA chapter preparation
  • Carbon footprint appraisals & reduction strategies
  • Dispersion modelling

Other Consultancy Services

  • Feasibility studies
  • Project management
  • Financial modelling
  • Technology assessment & development
  • Financial appraisals
  • Technical due diligence
  • Fuel analysis and characterisation
  • Regulation & policy
  • Expert witness

Experts


Mercedes Martin

Senior Process Engineer

What year did you join the Industry?
1996

What is your area of work/expertise?
Process Safety Studies: fire assessments, pressure relief studies, dust explosion, hazardous area classification. Design of process plant equipment

What are your qualifications and professional memberships?
Superior degree in Industrial Engineering with speciality in Chemical Engineering at the Polytechnic University of Madrid. Degree accredited by IChemE after carrying out a Design Project.

Cheryl Jones

Document Controller

What year did you join the Industry?
2005

What is your area of work/expertise?
Electronic Document Management Systems (EDMS) and Design & delivery of bespoke learning interventions

What are your qualifications and professional memberships?
Degree educated (BA(Hons) 2:1), CIPD - CTP

Daniel Brady

Project Engineer

What year did you join the Industry?
2009

What is your area of work/expertise?
Project Management; Waste-to-energy research and development projects; EC&I modification projects; Specialist procurement; Site surveys.

What are your qualifications and professional memberships?
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Incorperated Member of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)

Chris Betteridge

Planner

What year did you join the Industry?
2012

What is your area of work/expertise?
Technical delivery; Environmental consulting; Environmental impact assessments; Project planning and reporting for air quality assessments and biomass torrefaction, Environmental Regulation; Experimental labwork for contaminated land and water remediation.

What are your qualifications and professional memberships?
BSc Earth and Environmental Science; MSc in Energy and the Environment; Member of the Energy Institute; Member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment

Deb Pal

Operations Director

What year did you join the Industry?
1989

What is your area of work/expertise?
Pressure Relief, LOPA, DSEAR and HAZOP and other areas of Process Safety.

What are your qualifications and professional memberships?
B. Eng (Hons) in Chemical Engineering, Chartered Engineer and  Fellow of the Institute of Chemical Engineers

Dr. Michael Wilkinson

Principal Environmental Consultant

What year did you join the Industry?
2008

What is your area of work/expertise?
Environmental consultancy services for energy recovery facilities and industry with emphasis on planning and permitting; writing tenders and applications; project management and supporting engineering projects.

What are your qualifications and professional memberships?
BSc Hons Pollution of the Environment; PhD Atmosphere biosphere interactions; Member of the Institute of Air Quality Management

Emma Booth

Senior Environmental Consultant

What is your area of work/expertise?
Environmental Regulation & Permitting, Air Quality Review & Assessment, Environmental Management Systems and Environmental Auditing

What are your qualifications and professional memberships?
Masters Degree in Chemical & Process Engineering with Environmental Biotechnology, Post Graduate Certificate in Environmental Management

Martin Sloman

Civil and Structural Department Manager

What year did you join the Industry?
1977

What is your area of work/expertise?
Steelwork and reinforced concrete design. Structural investigation and reporting. Railway engineering and design.

What are your qualifications and professional memberships?
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers.

Dr. Ben Herbert

Director of Research & Environment

What year did you join the Industry?
2004

What is your area of work/expertise?
Innovation and Green Technology Development; Innovation Funding; Energy from Biomass & Waste; Renewable Energy Feasibility; Technical Due Diligence; Environmental Consulting; Education & Training

What are your qualifications and professional memberships?
BSc degree in Environmental Chemistry; PhD in Environmental Chemistry

Neil Thompson

Senior Process Engineer

What year did you join the Industry?
1987

What is your area of work/expertise?
Process Safety; Process Design; Process Troubleshooting; Process Commissioning/decommissioning

What are your qualifications and professional memberships?
BSc (Hons) Chemical Engineering; NEBOSH Diploma

Featured Projects


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Technical and Commercial Analysis for Processing of Mixed Waste

Technical and Commercial Analysis for Processing of Mixed Waste

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Technical Consultancy for Energy From Waste Park

Technical Consultancy for Energy From Waste Park

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FEED Study for a Port Fuel Terminal

FEED Study for a Port Fuel Terminal

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Technical and Commercial Due Diligence

Technical and Commercial Due Diligence

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