Environmental management and compliance expert joins SLR
Posted: July 13, 2016 /
SLR Consulting Ltd announces the recent appointment of Nigel Leehane as Technical Director, with the SLR Europe Environmental Management, Permitting and Compliance team, based in the Nottingham office.
Having worked previously for GHD/CRA, Casella, Halcrow, MJ Carter Associates and Coal Contractors Ltd, Nigel brings extensive experience in environmental management consultancy across a wide range of industrial sectors including manufacturing, oil and gas, chemicals, food and drink, and mining.
His career focus has been on improving environmental and sustainability performance in organisations. This involves strategy development, management systems, including Environment, Health & Safety and integrated systems, corporate responsibility, carbon accounting and climate change mitigation. He also has experience of environmental impact assessments, due diligence, risk and compliance.
Commenting on the appointment, Stewart Lenton, SLR’s Operations Manager for the European Environmental Management, Planning & Approvals team said “We are delighted to have Nigel on board. His initial focus will be on the further development of SLR’s environmental management and compliance expertise across the European Region.”
Nigel has worked extensively overseas and has represented the UK on various International Standards Organisation working groups for a number of years, including the revisions of ISO 19011 and ISO 14001, and currently on the development of ISO 45001, the OHS management systems standard. Nigel also currently chairs the BSI committees for environmental management systems (SES/1/1) and environmental auditing (SES/1/2).