Chris Loaring

Chris Loaring

BA (Hons) MSc

Managing Director

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Chris leads Argyll Environmental. Having previously worked in the construction sector, Chris has a rare blend of commercial realism alongside a detailed technical understanding of environmental risk management. He frequently presents to clients and at conferences, and has been published in various market journals and papers. Chris prizes innovation and pro-active thinking, enabling us to make good on our team promise of ‘always being able to help’.

Simon Boyle

Simon Boyle

LLB MA (Env Law)

Environmental Law Director

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Simon is an experienced Environmental Lawyer who has been practicing since 1990, first in local government and then as Group Environmental Lawyer for GEC Marconi, one of the largest manufacturing companies in the UK. Simon was one of the founding Directors of Argyll Environmental in 2004 and has remained with the company. He has an in-depth understanding across a range of areas including EHS due-diligence, environmental information and is a chapter author of the leading book on European wilderness protection.

Ali Stanton

Ali Stanton

BA (Hons) MSc

Commercial Manager

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Ali leads our commercial team and is responsible for managing the output and quality of all risk assessment reports. She completed an MSc at Brighton University focussed on public participation in Environmental Impact Assessment, auditing and environmental management systems. With many years experience as a senior technical consultant, Ali is well placed to evolve our desktop report portfolio to keep pace with market trends and continue providing market-leading risk assessment.

Mandy Hawkins

Mandy Hawkins

Support Services Manager

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Mandys leads our customer service and insurance teams, having gained over 30 years' experience in property underwriting and managing customer services team for Aviva. Mandy joined Argyll in 2007 to build Ensura, a sister company specialising in contaminated land indemnity. This business now places contaminated land insurance policies to de-risk sites, across our conveyancing, pension and asset management sectors. Since 2007 Mandy has also worked as the facilities manager for our Brighton office and delivered the excellent customer service our customers have grown to expect.

Mark Taylor

Mark Taylor

BSc (Hons) MSc

Account Manager

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Mark is our dedicated account manager, who ensures each of our clients receive the best possible reports and services for their specific requirements. He completed an MSc focused on Environmental Impact Assessment and has numerous technical qualifications including an IEMA accredited auditor status. This technical background allowed Mark to design many of the risk methodologies currently powering our conveyancing reports. Having developed his technical knowledge as a consultant for over 5 years, Mark can satisfy any client questions and requirements in a way that’s technically sound, yet easy to understand.

Jake Hawkey

BSc (Hons) MSc

Consultancy Manager

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Jake is a senior consultant with 5 years' experience in environmental risk management and manages our consultancy team. With an education background including an MSc in Environmental Assessment and Management, Jake has obtained a number of market acceditations including an IEMA accredited auditor status. He works in many areas of the business including the delivery of an IEMA approved auditing course, the development of innovative consultancy services, the professional development of our consultants and the delivery of large consultancy projects.

Sally Redman

Sally Redman

BSc (Hons) MSc

Senior Consultant

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Sally is a senior consultant with over 6 years' experience in environmental risk management and consultancy services, including Phase 1 Environmental Assessments and Phase 2 Ground Investigations. She completed an MSc in Contaminated Land Risk Assessment and has numerous market accreditations including an IEMA accredited auditor status and Fellow of the Geological Society. Sally delivers complex and large consultancy projects, including a large scale voluntary transfer of residential properties (over 8,000 units) via bespoke Geographic Information System (GIS) software and reporting.

Keara Gurran

Keara Gurran

MSci (Hons)

Team Lead, Consultancy

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Keara is part of our consultancy team, having joined Argyll Environmental in 2012. She completed an MSci in Environmental Geoscience at Durham University and has since gained vast experience of contaminated land and flood risk reporting. Keara is focused on sustaining and improving the quality of our risk assessments, whilst still delivering complex consultancy projects. Keara is currently the acting Contaminated Land Officer and environmental advisor to Christchurch & East Dorset Council. Keara manages the provision of Part 2A regulatory functions and planning advice services for the Councils (including the review of all environmental conditions within specific planning applications), and responding to Environmental Information Requests. 

Tom Venables

Tom Venables

BSc (Hons) MSc

Team Lead, Consultancy

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Tom is a consultant with over 5 years’ experience in environmental risk management and consultancy services across the private and public sectors. In the private sector Tom worked in the conveyancing and redevelopment markets in the UK and Canada. In the public sector Tom was most recently the contaminated land specialist for a Council in the South East. At Argyll, Tom works on delivering complex consultancy projects and leads our continually growing commercial team.

Steph Kerr

BSc (Hons) MCIWEM

Consultant

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Steph is part of our consultancy team, having joined Argyll in 2017. Steph previously worked at Capita - Property and Infrastructure, where she specialised in Flood Risk Assessments and gained a detailed understanding of flood data analysis and GIS (Geographic Information Systems). Steph’s academic studies include a BSc Hons in Geography and Natural Hazard Management from the University of Chester. Steph’s focus at Argyll includes the development and evolution of our flood risk reports and services, and the management and delivery of bespoke consultancy projects. 

Constance Alderson Blench

BA (Hons)

Senior Consultant

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Connie is part of our consultancy team, having joined Argyll in 2017. Connie previously worked at Sevenoaks Environmental Consultancy as a Geo-Environmental Consultant completing contaminated land assessments including Phase 1 and 2 Site Investigations, and Remediation and Validation projects. Connie’s academic studies include a BA in Environment and Planning from the University of Liverpool. Connie’s current focus in Argyll centres on the design and delivery of bespoke consultancy projects.

Jasmyn Pierrepont

Senior Administrator

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Jasmyn joined Argyll in September 2014 as an Apprentice Administrator and successfully completing an NVQ in Business Administration. Her current role as Senior Administrator is critical to the successful operation of our report and services, and the continued satisfaction of our customers. Jasmyn’s diverse role includes maintaining external data collection, processing customer orders, resolving queries and advising on suitable searches for a wide variety of customer needs.

Teree Scott

BSc (Hons) MSc

Consultant

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Teree is part of our consultancy team having joined Argyll in 2016. Teree was awarded a Distinction from Brighton University for an MSc in Environmental Assessment and Management focusing on environmental law and contaminated land. During her masters, Teree completed a placement at the Ouse and Adur Rivers Trust, working on ideas to manage flood risk. Since starting Argyll, Teree has gained experience carrying out contaminated land and flood risk assessments. Her main activities involve the delivery of contaminated land consultancy projects, including Phase 1 environmental assessments.

Tom Leckey

BSc (Hons)

Consultant

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Tom is part of our consultancy team, having joined Argyll in 2016 after graduating with a BSc in Geography from the University of Leicester. Since starting at Argyll, Tom has gained experience in the assessment of both flood risk and contaminated land, with a focus on contaminated land liability assessments and Phase 1 site investigations. Tom's role also includes being responsible for the account management of a key client, the delivery of site-specific consultancy projects, and increasing the quality of Argyll risk assessments.  

Tamsin Jones

Tamsin Jones

BSc (Hons) MSc

Consultant

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Tamsin is part of our consultancy team, having joined Argyll Environmental in 2019. Tamsin previously worked for JBA Consulting where she focused on hydraulic modelling projects for both the private and public sector including projects with the Environment Agency. Tamsin also completed a placement in Cambodia supporting hydraulic modelling of future flood risk to the Mekong Delta. Tamsin's academic studies include an MSc in Flood Risk Management and a BSc in Physical Geography. Tamsin’s role at Argyll includes the delivery of consultancy projects primarily Flood Risk Assessments and helping to support the development of the flood business. As well as the management and delivery of bespoke consultancy projects. 

Samuel Hackett

BSc (Hons) MSc

Team Lead

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Samuel is a senior consultant with over 8 years’ experience in environmental risk management and consultancy services. He previously worked for the Kingston and Sutton Shared Environmental Service as an Environmental Protection Officer. In this role, he was the Councils’ contaminated land specialist, helped deliver the Councils’ Air Quality Action Plan, and completed statutory noise nuisance investigations. At Argyll, Sam works on delivering complex consultancy projects across the contaminated land and flood risk business areas and leads our Assistant Consultant team. 

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