A. M. Lambert -
A M Lambert ('Sid') has over 30 years of experience in the UK waste management industry working in both the public and private sector as a Civil Engineer on a wide variety of solid waste management related projects including treatment, recycling, transport and disposal. His project experience includes design, build and operation of: waste baling plants, refuse derived fuel plants, engineered landfills, household waste recycling centres, waste transfer stations both road and rail, clinical waste incineration and landfill gas waste to energy projects.
Sid began his career in Local Government where he was part of a team who wrote one of the first local authority 10 year waste disposal plans and was subsequently responsible for its implementation. He also worked as part of an engineering team who supervised the procurement, design and construction of 2 Waste Baling Plants and a Refuse Derived Fuel Plant, along with the development of a number of Strategic Landfill Sites and Household Waste Reception Centres.
Following his work in Local Government, Sid moved into the private sector where he worked for one of the UKs largest quarry operators, as Development Director he was responsible for the expansion and growth of all the Company's solid waste management activities in the UK including, treatment, transport and disposal. In 1994, Sid set up the Crestwood Environmental consultancy.
Sid is a full Member of the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) and has also gained Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv.) status. Sid is also registered as an independent Assessor and Internal Verifier for the full range of level 3 and 4 waste management awards. Sid has recently delivered a number of papers on engineering sustainable waste management, representing the UK waste management industry at UKTI / EISU conferences in Kenya, Tanzania and Hungary.
Neil Furber - Associate Director & Principal Landscape Architect
Neil is a Chartered Landscape Architect and has worked as part of multi-disciplinary teams in the environmental consultancy sector since 1997, with a focus on landscape and visual impact assessment and landscape design. Neil has also been a Landscape Institute Mentor for the Pathway to Chartership and has been recently invited by Renewables UK to speak about cumulative landscape and visual assessment of wind energy schemes.
Neil has worked on a variety of large-scale development projects across the U.K, including wind farms, solar farms, residential, agriculture, mixed-use, commercial, waste recycling, landfill and mineral projects. He has regularly acted as a Landscape Expert Witness at Public Inquiry and Informal Hearings since 2002 including appearances on behalf of developers and Local Planning Authorities. Neil's specialist areas are in the design and assessment of renewable energy schemes, preparation of Green Infrastructure strategies and planting design; however Neil can also manage inputs from a variety of environmental subjects provided in-house including exhibition graphics, photomontages and ecology. In addition Neil had a detailed understanding and is experienced in coordinating inputs from external specialists covering arboriculture, cultural heritage and archaeology.
Roger Grainger - Senior Environmental Consultant
Roger joined the company in 2011, with over 35 years of experience in pollution control, waste management and waste water treatment and was formerly a Team Leader (Environment Management) with the Midlands Region of the Environment Agency (EA). Roger is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Water and Environmental Management (MCIWEM) and reviews technical papers for the Institute; he is also a Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry (MRSC) and studied chemistry at Wolverhampton University.
Roger has extensive experience in wastewater treatment systems and has worked for the former British Steel Corporation in their research laboratories investigating treatment options for cyanide, phenolic and non-ferrous metals waste streams. Before leaving the EA he managed a team of Environment Officers who regulated, under the Environmental Permitting Regulations, numerous waste treatment and landfill sites. Under Roger’s direction the team also monitored and controlled water quality in rivers, reservoirs and aquifers.
He has also worked closely with the Coal Authority over the last ten years on the evaluation of rising mine-waters in the Staffordshire Coalfield where, following the closure of all deep mines in Staffordshire and cessation of pumping in the nineties, outbreaks of mine-water has occurred. Roger has assisted the Coal Authority in assessing risks to surface and groundwater sources and evaluating treatment proposals for known emissions and predicted future discharges. Roger has also specialised in Bioaerosol Risk Assessments and has been trained internally, by the EA, and externally, by the Chartered Institute of Waste Management.
Adam Collinge - Landscape Architect
Adam joined Crestwood Environmental as a Landscape Architect, after starting his career working in local government specialising in Landscape Architecture and Ecology. Adam has a Post-Graduate Diploma (with Commendation) and a Masters degree in Landscape Architecture from Birmingham City University and is a Licentiate member of the Landscape Institute. Adam also has a 'with honours' degree in Geography and Environmental Management from Durham University, is an Associate Member of the Institution of Environmental Sciences (AMIEnvSci) and an Affiliate Member of the Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (IEEM). Adam is also a committee member of the UK branch of the International Association for Landscape Ecology (IALE UK).
Adam has experience working on a wide variety of landscape projects including a proposed Anaerobic Digestion facility, parks and open spaces, historic landscape restoration, play areas / outdoor sports facilities, school grounds and cemeteries and also has experience of working on various sites of nature conservation interest. One element of Adam's role in Local Government was advising and liaising on ecological constraints to Building Schools for the Future (BSF) schemes.
Adam's primary job role with Crestwood is to provide design and management input into a wide range of landscape schemes, as well as offering support on ecology issues. Adam's previous experience as an ecology and landscape consultee in the public sector allow him to offer insightful client support from initial project inception through to design stages and obtaining planning approval as well as helping to plan the future management on the project sites.
Alyson Tunney -
Alyson joined Crestwood Environmental in 2008 as Office Administrator. She previously worked for a manufacturing company, for three and a half years, where she developed her career from Office Junior up to Assistant to the Quality Manager and Marketing Manager with responsibility for junior staff.
Alyson's voice is the second most likely to be heard when you phone in to Crestwood and she is the first port of call for assistance and in answering your queries. Alyson manages the majority of our accounts and provides untiring professional assistance to the team. She is a much valued and committed team player and is studying hard to further her career within the Company, recently becoming a student member with the AAT which has also allowed Crestwood to become an 'AAT accredited Employer'.
Karl is a Chartered Landscape Architect and a Director at Crestwood Environmental. He has worked in the landscape and environmental sectors since 1996(working for waste/mineral operators and consultancies) and has gained Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv.) status. Karl is also a full member of the Institute of Agricultural Management (IAgrM), an Associate member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) and is working towards becoming a full assessor for the IEMA Associate exam. Karl is a member of the Technical Committee of the Landscape Institute, a Mentor for Pathway to Chartership and, until recently, was a committee member of the UK branch of the International Association for Landscape Ecology (IALE UK).
Karl has worked on a variety of large-scale development projects including numerous quarries, landfills, wind farms, waste management facilities and housing and commercial developments. He has also acted as an Expert Witness on Green Belt, landscape and visual issues at Public Inquiry. His specialist areas are in the design, assessment and restoration of minerals and waste management facilities, but Karl can also provide consultancy advice on a variety of environmental subjects including landscape architecture, ecology and 3D digital modelling and photomontage techniques.Follow Karl on Twitter
Phil is a Chartered Minerals Surveyor and has over 23 years experience working in the coal, aggregates, waste management and environmental management sectors he has worked directly for developers/operators, in local government and for specialist multi-disciplinary consultancies.
As well as being a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS) Phil is also a Member of the Institute of Quarrying (MIQ), an affiliate member of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) working towards Chartered Engineer status and currently an Affiliate member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) working towards Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) status.
Phil is active within the RICS and is currently the Chair of the Global Environment and Resources Professional Group Board, having previously chaired the Minerals and Waste Management Faculty Board of the RICS in Scotland.
Phil has worked on a wide variety of projects most recently in surface coal mining but including contaminated land and historic mining reclamation schemes, quarries, waste management facilities and renewable energy schemes. He also has experience of maximising development value post mineral extraction.
He has significant experience preparing development plans and leading the team that produced the South Lanarkshire Minerals Subject Local Plan and led the Councils evidence at Public Inquiry. Phil’s specialist areas are in Environmental Impact assessment and Development Planning but he can also provide consultancy advice on a wide variety of related topics including the full range of Minerals Estate Management functions, Mineral Valuation and Public Engagement and Consultation Exercises.
Lucy Cash - Senior Ecologist
Lucy is the Senior Ecologist at Crestwood Environmental. She has worked in the field of ecological consultancy, habitat management, conservation work and research projects since 1998. Lucy has been a full member of IEEM for over 6 years and has worked on a variety of projects in a number of sectors across the UK including large scale gas pipeline, renewable energy sites, quarries, landfills and transport and major rail projects.
Lucy is an experienced all round ecologist and holds a number of Natural England survey licences. She has held numerous protected species development licences and is experienced in designing large scale mitigation projects. She has experience of project management, ecology training and public speaking. Lucy also has a comprehensive knowledge of UK and European Wildlife and planning legislation.
Nicole Walker - Environmental Consultant
Nicole brings valuable experience to Crestwood Environmental as an Environmental Consultant, working for a variety of clients within the waste and mineral sectors, particularly on Environmental Permitting matters.
Nicole has experience in preparing and submitting various Environmental Permit applications for organic waste, landfill and other treatment type facilities. She also has experience in landfill gas, leachate, groundwater, nuisance dust and bioaerosol monitoring and reporting. She is also assists with odour monitoring, reporting and writing Odour Management Plans. She has prepared numerous Construction Quality Assurance (CQA) Plans and CQA Validation Reports for a variety of installations.
Nicole began her career in the private sector as an Environmental Consultant after graduating from the University of Manchester reading Geography and Geology. Her keen interest in Environmental Permitting ensures she can provide invaluable guidance and advice to our clients when dealing with Planning Authorities, EHO's and the Environment Agency on waste and environmental related issues. Furthermore, she is a Member of the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM).
Matthew Wall -
Matt joined Crestwood Environmental in February 2013 as an assistant ecologist. He holds a BSc with Honours in ecology, and has completed an MSc in ecology and conservation. He has previous experience in environmental consultancy, and has experience with numerous protected species, including badgers, bats, breeding birds, great crested newts (for which he holds a Level 1 survey licence), habitat surveys and also has experience in the production of management plans. Matt’s research for his MSc project involved a study on the effect of repeat short-term disturbance events on the great crested newt; which provided him with extensive experience with this European protected species.
Matt currently assists our senior ecologist Lucy Cash with protected species surveys, habitat surveys, production of licence applications, and other various aspects of work relating to ecology. He also assists our environmental consultant Comfort Hlanganiso with bioaerosol monitoring, and has gained considerable experience in this field whilst at Crestwood Environmental.