Alex Painter

Alex joined the asbestos industry as a trainee site Analyst in 2010, after completing a degree in Environmental Sciences. Following qualification as an Analyst he worked on a number of […]

Scott Bentley

Currently in his 24th year within the asbestos industry, Scott started off as a trainee at S.P. Shutler Associates Ltd, in Newcastle under Lyme. Progressing from a trainee to a […]

Rachel Rushton

Rachel joined the industry in 2007 after finishing university with a BSc and MSc in forensic science and was initially employed as a trainee laboratory analyst. After becoming a qualified […]

Derek Todd

Derek has 10 years’ experience in the asbestos industry, having started as a surveyor / analyst in 2011 at, and previously was a microbiologist in a UKAS lab for 4 […]

Colette Willoughby

A highly qualified health and safety professional, Colette has an MA in Health and Safety Law and Environmental Law; and holds the Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health. Additionally, Colette is BOHS’ Principal Examiner (Asbestos), and holds the BOHS Certificate of Operational Competence in Asbestos.

Alan Willoughby

Alan was introduced to the asbestos industry in 2007 when he and Colette established Coal Consultants Ltd. Prior to this Alan had worked in the construction industry for just over […]

Glen White

Glen started in the Industry in 1987 working as an insulation engineer and an asbestos removal operative. He served his first 10 yrs. in the industry working nationwide on power […]

Jean Prentice

Jean had a working life dominated by asbestos starting with an MSc Thesis in 1967, then R&D at Cape Asbestos Fibres Company. After joining McCrone’s at the beginning of 1977, […]

Paul King

Working in the industry for almost 20 years, first with MIS Environmental and upon acquisition, with SGS, Paul has worked on asbestos contaminated land, asbestos surveying and management consultancy and […]

Toby Ford

Toby started as an asbestos laboratory analyst in 1997 and then spent several years air monitoring and surveying. After then managing projects for various clients, including government agencies and major […]

Ben Angell-James

Ben has been involved with asbestos throughout a varied career. Week one with Inspectorate Casella in 1993 was a Preliminary Certificate in Asbestos Fibres from Bill Sanderson. After 10 years […]