I joined SLR from university in 2013, having worked for the
company during holidays as a student, and last year I won the Promising Professional
Award from the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environment Management
(CIEEM). I work mainly on great crested newt translocation projects at the
moment, although I’ve recently gained a Bat Class 1 survey licence so I will be
involved in more bat-related projects this year. It’s the variety of the work I
enjoy the most; the projects are always very different and it’s a great team to
work with – ecologists and non-ecologists alike!
I have nearly 30 years’ experience in the exploration and
mining industry as a professional geologist working in Europe, Australasia,
Africa and South America. I joined SLR in 2008 when my previous company, CSA
Group, was acquired. My work focuses largely on mineral exploration,
independent expert reporting and geological research for clients, and
increasingly the management of social impacts of geoscience activities. I enjoy
the multi-disciplinary scope of work both at home and abroad, sharing expertise
among colleagues across all aspects of natural resources development and
management, which creates a constant learning environment.
European Operations Manager, Environmental Management, Planning & Approvals, UKClose
I joined SLR in 1996 when the business comprised about 25
staff in total, having previously worked within the minerals industry. Over the
20 years I have been with SLR, the company has developed significantly in the range
of services provided across a wider range of sectors, as well as through our
global reach. Throughout these times it has always remained a great place to
work. As a member of the European Management Team, I spend much of my time
working on the development of both individuals and the growth of the teams that
I have responsibility for. We now have a great opportunity to grow the business
profitably in both a staff and client-focused manner.
My role at SLR is to support and assist consultants and the management team to drive strategic workforce planning, develop talent, build on our friendly corporate culture, develop further modern HR processes, and ensure we operate within the framework of African labour legislation. I enjoy working at SLR because of the unique company culture and the people. Employees always have a clear understanding of the direction in which SLR is going. Above all, SLR practices honest and open communication that builds trust and loyalty.
Technical Discipline Manager, Due Diligence Advisory Services, South AfricaClose
I joined SLR in 2015 from another major international consultancy and with considerable due diligence experience in Africa and the UK. An important element of my role is to expand our advisory services and enhance the capacity of our local teams to deliver complex transactional due diligence assessments, drawing on the already strong skill base present across the business. What has stood out for me since joining SLR has been the quality of the expertise which spans deep technical scientific and environmental engineering fields. Also, there is an established collective culture and a flexible approach to how we design and deliver projects.
I joined Heggies, a company acquired in Australia by SLR, in 2010 and relocated to SLR in Canada in 2014. My role and experience includes a wide range of different areas within acoustics. I’ve been fortunate in that some special people at SLR have gone out of their way to support my career and personal development. The Australian management team were extremely proactive on my behalf in arranging my relocation over to Vancouver, and the Canadians have made me feel right at home.
Technical Director for Computational Fluid Dynamics, Wind & Energy, AustraliaClose
Our team offers significant expertise in Wind, Ecologically Sustainable Design (ESD), Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and thermal technologies ranging from mechanical, chemical, building technology and environmental analysis to the aerodynamic modelling of aircraft and ships. A particular highlight for the team recently was the recognition of our contribution to the export market at the Master Builders Australia National Excellence Awards. We will now continue to introduce our specialist CFD and Wind Engineering services internationally, especially in the UK and North America.
Technical Discipline Manager, Marine Science, New ZealandClose
I joined the company in 2014 when Environmental Offshore Services (EOS) was acquired by SLR. My work is predominately in the oil and gas sector where I thrive on the challenging and varied project opportunities. I am fortunate to have a very talented team working with me in Nelson and benefit from the support of the wider Asia-Pacific business. In a challenging market, the support and size of SLR has helped us build and grow the marine science discipline in New Zealand, where we are now regarded as one of the top environmental consulting providers for offshore environmental monitoring programmes, consultation and regulatory approvals.
Principal and US Transactional Due Diligence Manager, USClose
The merger and acquisition work where I spend most of my
time encompasses a wide variety of industries and market sectors both nationwide
and internationally. The most enjoyable
part of my job is the diversity of the projects, the challenges of every
transaction, and the great people I get to work with on a daily basis. I’ve
spent over 17 years working with many of the same colleagues. Over the last year we’ve added some talented
staff in Portland, and I’ve had the pleasure of working with the team who
joined with E.Vironment in Houston, as well as great people in the UK,
Australia, South Africa, Canada, and Ireland.
I manage a talented team of water resource professionals in
SLR with diverse surface water and groundwater skillsets. My personal expertise
is in the assessment of contaminated sites, developing strategies to achieve
site closure and advising clients on how to navigate the complex regulatory
framework and obtain regulatory instruments. I have always been passionate
about minimal impact exploration of remote wilderness areas. It was a natural progression for me to
develop a career in the environmental business as it provides me with a sense
of giving back to the environment, which sustains us and provides so much
Head of Environmental Management, Permitting and Approvals, USClose
I have the privilege of advising senior environmental
leaders in some of the top oil and gas companies in the world. It is exciting to work with companies that
treat environmental questions as the strategic business issues they are, and
apply leading edge environmental management tools to create strategic
advantage. I also have the privilege of
leading a team that includes top-notch, dedicated environmental professionals
who are creating business value across our technical disciplines. The
individuals are highly sought-out for their strong expertise and contributions
to both SLR’s and our clients’ business success.
I joined SLR over eight years ago in the UK as Commercial
Manager and transferred to Canada, initially on a two year term, to assist with
the integration of the newly-acquired business here. Alongside my daily role of
overseeing the finance group, I have responsibility for contract/risk
management and our insurance programme. I appreciate the importance SLR gives
to the role of finance teams around the group and I have a passion for learning
about the diverse projects that the SLR Group is involved with.
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