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 years. He then became technical and quality manager in 2018 at EDP.
He holds P402-P404 and CoC – Asbestos and has been responsible for, and undertaken, surveying and analytical works in all premises, survey types and asbestos types. He has also project managed asbestos works for large universities and refineries.
He has successfully transitioned EDP to 17025:2017, and is currently working through HSG248 transition.