Meet the team

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Adam Read

Adam Read is a recognised industry expert on waste infrastructure and procurement with 15 years’ of hands on experience supporting public and private sector clients. Adam developed contracts advisory, procurement and bid support teams at ERM and Hyder Consulting before being appointed by Ricardo Energy & Environment to head up the Resource Efficiency and Waste Management practice. Adam is a Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management. He has provided technical support to a number of private sector clients, supporting projects and evaluating the market potential, from feasibility to site design and procurement.

Phil White
Phil White

Phil White has 15 years’ experience in waste regulation, policy and consultancy. Phil leads Ricardo Energy & Environment’s expert witness and technical due diligence work on MBT, AD, composting and MRF technologies. Current clients include BAM Nuttall, Costain, the Governments of the States of Jersey and Guernsey and private investors. Before joining Ricardo Energy & Environment, Phil was Associate Director at RPS Group, leading on waste treatment technology assessment and procurement technical advice. Phil previously spent eight years with the Environment Agency in waste policy, strategy and operations.

Tel: 01235 753246

Email: phil.white@ricardo.com   

Simon Gandy
Simon Gandy

Simon Gandy leads on Ricardo Energy & Environment’s modelling projects, including life cycle assessments, carbon modelling, mass balance models, waste flow models, WRATE modelling and feedstock analysis. His clients for modelling projects have included SITA, Shanks, Covanta, Serco, E.on Energy from Waste, Advanced Plasma Power, and several international operators. He led a study for the Energy Technologies Institute investigating Energy from Waste technologies, seeking to determine which technologies present the best long term opportunities. Before joining Ricardo Energy & Environment, Simon was Associate Director for waste at Navigant Consulting, and spent three years at ERM.

Tel: 01235 753371

Email: simon.gandy@ricardo.com

Simon Ford
Simon Ford

Simon Ford is an experienced environmental engineer and project manager with over 14 years’ experience. Simon’s experience includes waste facility independent certification, waste technology review and expert witness work, planning and permitting, waste and resource efficiency review support to industry, environmental due diligence and environmental risk assessment.   Simon has submitted numerous successful environmental permit applications, including for various waste facilities and facilities in the abattoir, metals and textile sectors.

Tel: 01235 753384

Email: simon.ford@ricardo.com