Meet the team

Simon Ford
Simon Ford

Simon is a Chartered Environmentalist, Chartered Waste Manager and experienced environmental engineer with over 14 years’ experience supporting a range of industries. His skills and experience include environmental permitting, environmental due diligence, environmental risk assessment, environmental auditing and waste and resource use reviews.

Industrial and manufacturing sector experience includes a range of waste treatment facilities, petrochemical, mineral extraction, ports, power generation, nuclear, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, automotive, aerospace, textile, food processing, light engineering and retail distribution.

Tel: 01235 753384

Email: simon.ford@ricardo.com

Kathryn W
Kathryn Warren

Kathryn is a chartered waste manager with 9 years’ delivering various client engagements in the UK. She has a first class honours degree in manufacturing engineering.

Kathryn uses her manufacturing background in the delivery of resource efficiency projects to a range of sectors including heavy industry, food and drink, cement manufacture, paper and board and automotive. Kathryn's role involves waste auditing at manufacturing sites, identifying opportunities for waste prevention and process efficiency, and developing measuring, monitoring and reporting plans.

Tel: 01235 753668

Email: kathryn.warren@ricardo.com

Mark Broomfield

Mark works with clients in various manufacturing industry sectors to deal with complex environmental risk management issues.  He specialises in the assessment and control of emissions to air, and associated impacts including local air quality management, odour control, and health risk assessment.  He worked for ICI Technology to provide specialist in-house expertise, and his clients in the chemical and other manufacturing industry sectors include Ineos, Lucite, Lafarge Cement, Ibstock Brick and Quinn Group.

Tel: 01235 753493

Email: mark.broomfield@ricardo.com

nia owen
Nia Owen

Nia is a Chartered Waste Manager who has supported clients across the manufacturing industry for over a decade. Nia is currently the Business Area Manager for auditing.  Nia has delivered a range of resource efficiency projects in manufacturing, including food and drink, automotive supply chain, and metal fabrication.  These projects have included waste auditing to identify opportunities for waste prevention and process efficiency, developing monitoring, measuring and reporting plans, developing stakeholder communications plans and providing waste awareness training to staff.

Tel: 01235 753688

Email: Nia.Owen@ricardo.com

Simon Drury
Simon Drury

Simon is a sustainability professional serving clients with sustainability management experience in the manufacturing sector for more than twenty years. Simon specialises in lean business processing, utilities and environmental management. Simon was a Director of Defra’s Envirowise programme and developed the manufacturing sector offering, helping one manufacturer identify £6m worth of material, product and process design savings. Simon was the Corporate Environmental Manager for Center Parcs, where he was responsible for all aspects of utilities, waste, CSR and EMS management, planning and reporting.

Tel: 01235 753421

Email: Simon.Drury@ricardo.com

mike morrell
Mike Morrell

Mike is a Chartered Chemical Engineer supporting clients across the sector for over 17 years primarily in energy efficiency and carbon management. He has carried out many energy and carbon surveys for organisations including Dow Corning, the Royal Mint, SIG plc and Smurfitt Kappa, and is currently supporting a global pharmaceutical manufacturer to help improve their energy efficiency performance. Mike has recently been the Climate Change Agreements (CCA) Facilitator for a number of industrial sectors, and the ECA Scheme Refrigeration Technology Manager, and has also provided Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) advice, CCA and RHI auditing, and carbon footprinting studies.

Tel: 01235 753409

Email: mike.morrell@ricardo.com