John and his team are responsible for the analysis and assessment of air pollution on the national scale. He has over two decades of experience in the development and application of innovative analysis, modelling and mapping approaches to a wide range of ‘difficult’ challenges faced by national and international governments. John’s team applies the very latest statistical and spatial analysis approaches to a wide spectrum of projects including urban and rural air quality, acid deposition and the assessment of the health benefits arising from proposed policy measures aimed at improving air quality.
John provides technical support across a number of policy areas including the UK Air Quality Strategy and the UK’s implementation of the EU air quality directives through the provision of the UK’s annual air quality assessments and reporting on Air Quality Plans. John's expertise has been acknowledged through his membership of a number of a world renowned expert groups including the UK’s Air Quality Expert Group (AQEG), the Expert Panel on Air Quality Standards (EPAQS), Photo-oxidants Review Group (PORG), the Airborne Particles Expert Group (APEG) and the Department of Health’s Committee on the Medical Effect of Air Pollutants (COMEAP) Quantification and Standards Advisory Subgroups.