JAMES ASSISTS CLIENTS IN UNLOCKING THE TRUE VALUE OF POTENTIALLY CONTAMINATED LAND THROUGH INNOVATION.
James is an Environmental Institute of Australia and New Zealand (EIANZ) Certified Environmental Practitioner – Site Contamination Specialist (CEnvP), with over 15 years experience in the environmental consulting and contaminated land management industry in New Zealand, Australia and the UK. He is also a Suitably Qualified and Experienced Practitioner (SQEP) in accordance with the National Environmental Standard for Assessing and Managing Contaminants in Soil to Human Health (NESCS).
James’ background in environmental consulting includes contaminated site assessment and remediation, hydrogeological investigation, air pollution modelling and control, environmental impact assessment, environmental risk assessment, and project and data management. Throughout his career to date, James has been actively involved in a broad range of environmental assessments and hydrogeological investigations at a range of sites, including at petroleum retail service stations and depots; active and closed landfills, industrial and manufacturing facilities; residential; and agricultural sites. James has particular strengths in petroleum and chlorinated hydrocarbon assessment and subsequent remediation in soil, groundwater and soil vapour; in addition to having a broad understanding of the assessment requirements surrounding the rehabilitation and redevelopment of closed landfills.
James specialises in providing cost-effective solutions to a client’s environmental management obligations, whether it be part of pre-purchase / divestment due-diligence; or as part of regulatory or local government requirements. James believes in leading and mentoring the Client through the process of contaminated land and environmental assessment to ultimately achieve the project goals.
A particular focus of James', is innovation in the contaminated land management industry, not only around assessment technologies for emerging contaminants of concern, but also technologies that reduce wastes generated during environmental assessments so to provide sustainable and cost effective solutions.
Areas of Expertise
Contaminated Land Management
Soil Vapour Assessment
Landfill Closure and Redevelopment
Soil and Groundwater Remediation
Environmental Due Diligence