Brian has over two decades of experience in all aspects of air quality measurements covering laboratory and field campaigns, and subsequent data handling and processing. Brian has designed, implemented and operated air pollution monitoring networks at national, city and local scales, and has a focus on attaining high-quality data, at high data-capture rates, that fully meet defined data quality objectives.
Brian maintains Ricardo Energy & Environment’s ISO 17025 accreditation for air quality measurements. He participates widely in collaborative programmes on air quality measurement techniques with roles that include acting as the UK expert representative on EU and World Health Organisation fora that address measurement methods and quality standards. Brian sits on European Committee for Standardization (CEN) committees and European working groups dedicated to the development of air quality measurement methodologies and better understanding data uncertainties. His membership includes AQUILA, BSI EH/2/3, CEN TC 264 WG12 and CEN TC 264 WG15. Brian has been appointed by the UK Environment Agency to its Monitoring Certification Scheme (MCERTS) Certification Committee to review and approve particulate analysers for use in UK national compliance measurement networks. His work is central to ensuring measurement evidence bases are compliant with air quality directives and harmonised with high-quality measurements globally.