SCLF EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Working for our members

SCLF is run by a team of volunteers elected by the members.  We also have the support of the Scottish Environment Protection Agency and University of Strathclyde where representatives sit on the Executive Committee as observers.


SCLF is first and foremost a membership organsiation and so we are here for you so please get involved and get in touch with any of the Executive Committee.

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EVE MUIRHEAD

Chair

I started my career with 7 years working on small and large scale geoenvironmental site investigations for drilling/consultancy companies. Following this she worked for 10 years at a national remediation contractor, specialising in remediation works related primarily to environmental claims in the insurance sector, for a range of contaminants. I am currently a Director at CTSL Spill Specialists where I work as a specialist environmental claims management consultant to the insurance sector and lead a team of approximately 20 staff.

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KIRSTIE OGILVIE

Deputy Chair

I have worked within the regulatory environment for over twenty years. I am currently engaged with South Lanarkshire Council since 2015. I am a Registered Risk Assessor for Human Health and Permanent Gases since 2018. I am also a Member of the Chartered Institute of Water and Environmental Management and Scottish Branch Chair in 2009.

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ALISON MCKAY

Treasurer

Partner at Leapmoor LLP.

A chartered chemist and chartered scientist, I also have a post graduate qualification in Environmental Toxicology and Pollution Monitoring. My career spans over 25 years in the environmental field, specialising in the assessment and management of land contamination particularly delivering services in peer review, risk assessment, exposure assessment, toxicology review, regulatory compliance and training.

I have been involved with SCLF since its inception and am proactive in policy development, promoting best practice and encouraging knowledge transfer.

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LISA WEST

Secretary

I am a senior scientist at Arup Glasgow. A Chartered Scientist with over 16 years’ experience in the contaminated land sector, specialising in waste and material management and ground investigation. I’ve been lucky to work on a wide variety of projects across the UK and globally with Arup, including investigation and remediation of contaminated sites, environmental due diligence, large infrastructure projects, material management and disposal, landfill monitoring, restoration and redevelopment and resident engineer roles

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DR KEITH TORRANCE CGEOL

Communications Officer

I am a Geochemist, Chartered Geologist (CGeol), and a Research Associate at the University of Strathclyde, investigating contaminated canal sediments and their beneficial reuse. I have previously worked in the mining sector (coal and metals) and as an environmental consultant on contaminated site projects in Alaska. I am also a board member for the Society of Environmental Geochemistry and Health (SEGH).

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THOMAS ASPRAY PHD CSCI FISOILSCI

Member

Thomas (Tom) is Technical Manager at ERS Ltd where he specialises in the design and optimisation of soil and groundwater remediation projects. He is a Chartered Scientist, Fellow of the British Society of Soil Science, and holds a PhD in microbiology focused on a novel approach to bioremediation of pesticide contaminated soils. To support remedial design, Tom manages ERS’ treatability laboratory providing specialist testing to projects on techniques including bioremediation, chemical oxidation/reduction, stabilisation/solidification and thermal remediation. Using this facility, he has published peer review publications on contaminated soil/groundwater remediation independently and in collaboration with UK and European Universities. Since January 2021, Tom has taken on a role of representing SCLF on the Remtech Europe Scientific Committee.

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STEPHEN COLLINS

Member

Stephen is a Chartered Scientist and senior geo-environmental engineer with 10 years of experience working within small, medium and large consultancies while managing numerous environmental and geotechnical projects, include various infrastructure, commercial, education, power station, wind farms, residential projects as well as various small scale remediation projects.

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JOHN GALL MENG, C.WEM, C.ENV, C.ENG

Member

John is a Principal Environmental Engineer with almost ten years experience in environmental consultancy working within the UK and abroad. John’s experience has included providing environmental design, assessment and interpretation for numerous projects including large scale national civil engineering projects within both the private and public sectors. John worked within the Contaminated Land sector for over six years as a remediation engineer and environmental consultant before broadening his experience joining the Water Engineering team within EnviroCentre. John currently straddles both sectors successfully delivering and managing projects for both divisions.

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SAM LORD

Immediate Past Chair

Principal Consultant at Sweco.  

Sam is an environmental consultant specialising in land quality.

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LISA MCINTOSH

Member

I am a Contaminated Land Consultant at Mott MacDonald in Glasgow with 13 years’ experience investigating, assessing and remediating brownfield sites for proposed building and infrastructure projects across the UK and Ireland. I am also a Chartered Environmentalist with the Institution of Environmental Sciences.

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JENNIFER NIVEN

Member

Jennifer is a Senior Geo-Environmental Consultant at AECOM with over 8 years’ experience in contaminated site risk assessments and site remediation. Jennifer is involved in a variety of projects including legacy contaminated sites, petrol stations / fuel depots, power stations, railway depots, gas works and landfills.

 

RICHARD CALDER

Contract Manager at GCM Services

Member

EUAN DICKSON

Associate (Contaminated Land, Chartered Geologist) at Mott MacDonald

Member

ROBIN MACKENZIE

Contaminated Land Officer at Perth and Kinross Council

Member

ALAN PORTEOUS

Business Technical Support Assistant Manager at Alfred H Knight

Member