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Trevor Glue
Ricardo Energy & Environment
Tel:      +44 (0)1235 753429

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Tim Curtis – Managing Director

As Managing Director, Tim has overall responsibility for Ricardo Energy & Environment’s seven Practice areas, providing technical, economic and environmental solutions to governments, international agencies, and private sector organisations. A key element of his role is to ensure a focus on continuous improvement in service offerings for our clients.

Tim is able to comment on a range of issues including:

  • Ricardo Energy & Environment business strategy
  • Managing risk and protecting brand reputation
  • IT solutions for environmental challenges
  • Managing chemical risk in businesses
  • How to lead and manage sustainable businesses
  • Sustainable cities
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Chris Dodwell - Director, International Business Development

Chris is responsible for Ricardo Energy & Environment projects with governments, international agencies and business leaders worldwide.  He currently leads projects on a variety of topics in South Africa, India, China, Kenya, Latin America and Europe.  Prior to joining Ricardo Energy & Environment, Chris worked at the heart of UK climate change policy for 10 years, leading the UK delegation to the international climate negotiations and the UK’s implementation of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme.  

Chris is able to comment on a range of international issues including: 

  • Carbon markets 
  • Measurement, reporting and verification (MRV) of climate actions 
  • Carbon pricing
  • Climate finance 
  • Global climate change talks 
  • Negotiation support for developing countries 
Dr Geoff Dollard

Geoff is a world-renowned expert in the field of air quality, particularly respected for his unrivalled technical knowledge of air pollutants, their deposition and impacts. Geoff’s project experience includes the development of national pollution monitoring networks, national pollution emissions inventories, the national air quality archive and the provision of critical technical policy support to Defra in its development of the UK Air Quality Strategy.

Geoff is able to comment on a range of issues including:

  • Air quality strategy and assessments 
  • Air pollution
  • Urban air quality issues
  • Odour measurement
  • Noise pollution
  • Shale gas/fracking
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Heather Haydock – Practice Director, Energy and Climate Change

Heather has managed energy technology programmes for the UK government and was instrumental in setting up the first UK fuel cell programme. Her clients include the UK government, the European Commission and the International Energy Agency. Her project experience includes providing advice on setting carbon budgets to the UK Government Committee on Climate Change. 

Heather is able to comment on a range of issues including:

  • Climate change impacts and adaptation 
  • International climate change policy
  • Combined heat and power
  • Renewable energy and networks
  • Greenhouse gas emissions inventories
  • Carbon management, footprinting and reporting
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Sujith Kollamthodi – Practice Director, Sustainable Transport

Sujith has an extensive track record in carrying out work for the UK government on transport-related sustainability issues, including road transport, railways, shipping, and aviation. On behalf of the Committee on Climate Change, Sujith led the development of a CO2 abatement project covering the UK road transport sector. He has also directed a study for the European Commission that developed a long-term policy framework for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the transport sector to 2050. Sujith is able to comment on a range of issues including:

  • Transport policy – environmental, economic and social impacts  
  • Low emission transport strategies 
  • Vehicle technologies and advanced transport fuels  
  • Electric vehicles 
  • Sustainable airports 
  • Aircraft emissions 
Dr Adam Read – Practice Director, Resource Efficiency and Waste Management

Adam has a global reputation as a knowledge leader and innovator on resource efficiency, waste management and recycling. He leads Ricardo Energy & Environment’s team working for WRAP. Responsible for directing a range of projects in the areas of waste strategy and resource scarcity, Adam has been awarded an honorary professorship for his pioneering work on public engagement. 

Adam is able to comment on a range of issues including:

  • Resource efficiency
  • Due diligence
  • Recycling service design
  • Energy from waste
  • Circular economy
  • Water management 
Jonathan Gibbard/Dan Haggerty – Chemical Risk and Compliance

Jon is the Practice Director for Ricardo Energy & Environment’s National Chemical Emergency Centre. Jon is responsible for the NCEC and the global chemical emergency response service. Dan is a leading expert in the field of chemical safety consultancy and leads NCEC’s team of emergency responders.

Jon and Dan are able to comment on a range of issues including:

  • Global chemical safety and compliance with regulations
  • Global chemical emergency response
  • Chemical safety training
  • Hazardous chemical regulations around the world