Meet The Team

As an independent health & safety practitioner, I have the benefit of working with and being supported by a team of professionals in their respective disciplines – for example, fire engineers, chartered building surveyors, structural and civil engineers, senior ecologists, geotechnical engineers, conservation experts and designers.


Duncan Arthur Ray

Dip SHEM Grad IOSH GIFireE PIEMA MIIRSM BDMA.Tech

Consulting Health & Safety Specialist
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Experience:
  • Construction
  • Demolition
  • Civil Engineering
  • Insurance
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Process Industry
  • Food Industry
  • Housing
  • Public & Private Sector
  • Transport, Warehousing & Distribution
  • Rail & Tramway
Academic & Professional Qualifications:
  • Dip SHEM – Professional Diploma in Safety, Health & Environmental Management
  • Grad IOSH – Graduate Member of the Institute of Occupational Safety & Health
  • GIFireE – Graduate Member of the Institution of Fire Engineers
  • PIEMA – Practitioner Member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment
  • MIIRSM – Member of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management
  • BDMA Tech – British Damage Management Association Technician
  • NEBOSH – Certificate in Construction Health and Safety
  • CITB CSCS – Professionally Qualified Person
  • AP – Appointed Person Lifting Operations
  • RSPH/ATAC – Level 3 Certificate in Asbestos Surveying
  • IOSH/APS – CDM 2015:Principal Designer & Design Risk Management
  • HSE/NEBOSH – Introduction to Incident Investigation
  • CTS – Temporary Works Coordinator (above & below ground)
  • Member of the Heritage Railway Association
  • First Advanced Motorist Member of the IAM
  • Member of the Structural Timber Association
  • Member of the Fire Protection Association
  • Blackpool Tramway Track Safety Authorisation Card

 

Richard Bell

Consulting Railway Safety Specialist
Experience:
  • Nominated SME representative for the rail supplier forum
  • Experienced operational rail safety leader with excellent knowledge of permanent way, signalling and major project engineering works and train movements
  • Safe system of works approved planner for Network Rail
  • Competencies in rail regulations and standards issued by NR, LUL, TfL and the ORR, including ROGS
  • Major input in developing the nationally recognised training and competence material used throughout the industry
  • Developed and facilitated training sessions and briefings associated with UK Rail legislation and industry standards
  • Experience and working knowledge of BS1100
  • Railway planner – authorised PPS planner, GZAC and SSOWPs planner
  • Competent trainer and assessor
Academic & Professional Qualifications:
  • NEBOSH General Certificate
  • NEBOSH Construction Certificate
  • IOSH Working Safely
  • IOSH Managing Safely and IOSH Member
  • Working towards NEBOSH Diploma
  • Personal Track Safety and SSOWPs
  • NVQ City and Guilds New Roads and Streetworks – Supervisor
  • Civil Engineering Supervisory Management February 1999
  • Stonebow Group Training Certificate
  • NVQ Level 3, 7318/91 Learning and development
  • C & G L009 Create a climate that promotes learning
  • C & G L010 Enable learning through presentations
  • A1 Vocational assessor
  • V1 Internal verifier
  • Internal auditor – ISO 9001 / 14001 / 18001 Standards
  • Top-Set Lead Accident Investigator – CPD Standards Office
  • NVQ Level 1-6 Train shunting and train formation

 

Lyn Eccles-Sargeant

Principal Consultant Ecologist
Experience:
  • Public and Private Sectors
  • Residential Developments
  • Commercial/Industrial Developments
  • Demolition
  • Infrastructure (Water/Electricity Industry)
  • Energy (Gas/fracking)
  • Landfill Sites
  • Designated Sites
  • Cycleways
  • Parks
Academic & Professional Qualifications:
  • Environmental Management BSC (Hons)
  • Full member of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (MCIEEM)
  • NEBOSH – Occupational Health & Safety (Distinction)
  • Grad IOSH – Grad Member of the Institute of Occupational Health & Safety
  • Confined Space Trained
  • Qualified First Aider
  • Great Crested Newt (GCN) Class Licence holder
  • GCN EPS Licence holder
  • GCN Low Impacts Class Licence (LICL)
  • Badger Development Licence holder
  • Bat Class 1 Licence holder
  • Bat EPS Licence holder
  • White-clawed Crayfish Class Licence holder
  • White-clawed Crayfish (LICL)
  • Specialist Advisor to Natural England
  • Habitat Regulation Assessments
  • Environmental Impacts Assessments
  • Species Surveying (Bats/GCN/Badger/Water vole/Birds/Barn Owl/Crayfish/Otter)
  • Habitat Appraisals (PEA/RCS/NVC/BNG)

 

Nick Bamber

Surveying Engineer
Experience:
  • Setting out
  • Topographical Surveys
  • Engineering Surveys
  • Measured Building Surveys
  • Laser Scanning
  • Drone Surveys
  • Underground/ GPR Utility Surveys
  • Precision Monitoring
  • Civil Engineering
  • Deformation analysis
  • Volumetrics
  • Cut/ fill analysis
  • Earthworks Schedules To MMHW
  • 3D modelling
  • CAD Drafting
  • Construction
  • Earthworks
  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Infrastructure
  • Highways
Academic & Professional Qualifications:
  • Advanced GNVQ in the Built Environment and the Community
  • Member of the Chartered Institute Of Civil Engineering Surveyors Yorkshire Committee
  • CSCS Card holder
  • Previous EUSR Card Holder
  • PAS91
  • Construction Safety Awareness Certificate
  • LSS 3D Vision Certificate
  • LSS Intermediate Certificate
  • LSS Land & Engineering certificate

 

Phil Harris

Arboricultural Consultant
Experience:
  • Trees in Relation to Development and Construction (BS5837:2012)
  • Arboricultural Project, Contract and Contractor Supervision and Management
  • Woodland Management
  • Tree Risk Assessment and Safety Management
  • Tree Planting Schemes, Plans and Specifications
  • Trees in Relation to Structural Damage
  • Strategic Tree Population Management
  • Trees and Boundary Disputes
  • Issues in Respect of the High Hedge Regulations
  • Tree Preservation Orders and Trees in Conservation Areas
  • Planning Appeals in Respect of Trees and Development
  • Trees with Regard to Mortgage/Insurance Issues
  • Tree Preservation Order Appeals and Objections
  • Woodland Management and Establishment Grants
  • Tree Health in Respect of Pests and Diseases
  • Veteran and Ancient Trees
  • Trees and Landscape Design
  • Tree Monetary Valuations
  • Forestry Commission Felling Licences
Academic & Professional Qualifications:
  • MSc in Arboriculture and Urban Forestry
  • BSc(Hons) in Arboriculture
  • HND in Arboriculture
  • Professional Member of the Arboricultural Association
  • Professional Member of the Institute of Chartered Foresters with Chartered Arboriculturist Status          
  • Professional Member of the Society for the Environment with Chartered Environmentalist Status
  • Quantified Tree Risk Assessment (QTRA) Licenced Practitioner (Licensee no. 465) 
  • Arboricultural Mortgage & Insurance Group (AMIUG) Qualified Practitioner
  • LANTRA Awards Professional Tree Inspector
  • International Society of Arboriculture Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ)