About ESL / Meet the Team

Featured here are the senior consultants of Environmental Science, which includes chemists, scientists and engineers, all of whom have significant experience in their chosen field.  Our consultancy team is backed-up by dedicated technical staff who provide research, data entry and verification, translation and numerous other technical and administrative services.

Sam Awolesi   BSc  MSc  M.I.MechE    (Managing Director)

At Oxford, Reading and Cranfield Sam gained a Bachelor of Science, Honours degree in Mechanical Engineering & Mathematics and a Master of Science degree in Energy & Environmental Science. 

Sam currently works as a senior consultant with Environmental Science Limited. Sam's early career was mainly in the field of airflow and pollution abatement research where he carried out computer modelling of airborne contaminants and air quality in buildings. More recently he has used some of this experience in the design and development of ChemTrak, ChemHELP and WASPS to assist firms comply with the COSHH, CHIP, CLP and GHS Regulations.   

Sam regularly conducts personnel and site monitoring for airborne contaminants for organisations both in the UK and abroad.  Recently, he has been involved in assisting companies to comply with the HSG 258 for Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV) testing.

Michael Jurascheck   Dipl. Eng, (C. Eng)  (Sales Director)

Michaelís earlier career was in providing training on chemical pumps in preparation for Sales Engineers in Germany and London. The main part of his career has been in the field of chemical centrifugal pumps, control valves, CPVC plastic material for pipework and solvent cement for piping. 

As a Chartered Engineer, Michael has had a long career in high technology capital equipment and with a strong emphasis on senior management. He brings with him to Environmental Science Limited over 30 years of management skills, strong commercial and sales sense and determined enthusiasm.

Michael currently works as a Sales Director for Environmental Science Limited and his ambition is to widen the market for the products and services of the firm. Software and intelligent information systems, such as WASPS, are a key part of Michael's interest in expanding the reach of ESL to new markets.  

Janice Henderson   BSc, PhD                (Senior Consultant)

Janice graduated with a first class honours degree in Biochemistry from the University of Western Australia and has since gained over 20 years of research experience. Working as a Research fellow at Oxford, Janice completed a Doctorate in Plant Science. 

During her commercial experience she received training in Manual Handling and Dangerous Goods for Transport.  Janice brings to ESL irrepressible enthusiasm and a strong background and experience in chemistry which is needed to assist customers comply with COSHH and CHIP Regulations. 

Janice is responsible for the development and application of ESLís WASPS system to the new REACH and GHS Regulations that will have a major impact on customersí Safety Data Sheets and COSHH Assessments.

Roy Simmons   BSc M.I.ERE                    (Senior Consultant)

With a background in Electronics Engineering, Roy "Commander" Simmons has gained much experience in many diverse fields including Telecoms, Television and in Semiconductor Manufacturing. 

As a Senior Business and Project Management administrator, Roy has successfully managed many large and complex projects and has gained much experience in Health and Safety management. 

Roy has been able to combine his engineering skills with SHE requirements. This unique combination of experience has made it possible for him to develop and implement practical and cost effective methods in areas such as Waste Management, Product Conformance Evaluation, Transportation of Chemical products and Safe Working practices.

Bill Scholes   PG Cert. Mgt. Dip. 2 OSH MIOSH (Senior Consultant Safety Training)

With 30 years experience of numerous industries including steel, water, manufacturing and distribution, Bill brings some very pragmatic skills to the team at Environmental Science. 

Bill's career path has taken him from electrical maintenance engineering through various engineering  management roles until most recently, several years as a senior level SHEQ Manager for a large corporate organisation. 

His experience of balancing business needs with legislative requirements has created a consultancy portfolio that can offer management systems set-up and auditing, risk assessments including DSE and Noise. 

In addition to bespoke training for both the smaller firm and corporate clients, Bill runs fully accredited IOSH courses.

John Young Dipl. TOI, IOSH (Senior Consultant Safety Training)

John Young has over 20 years experience gained working in both public and private sectors including MOD, MOJ, Fire Service and food production, John brings some very diverse knowledge and experience to the team at Environmental Science.

A highly skilled and dynamic individual with 12 years experience as a trainer, John is passionate about teaching and having served operationally as a fire fighter and first responder, he brings an authentic feel to his safety training courses which greatly aids delegates learning experience.

John is responsible for the development of our safety training courses in First Aid, Fire Safety and Manual Handling. These courses can be tailored to the specific needs of smaller firms and corporate clients.  

Alan Kalnins   BSc  (Senior Consultant)

Alan received his education at University College, London University where he completed BSc Honours in chemistry. 

His early career was mainly in education where he taught at many distinguished public schools. Alan is a senior consultant with Environmental Science Limited where he provides guidance with respect to safety and good practice in science laboratories and promoting health and safety issues at work. 

More recently Alan has acted as an adviser to schools and provides expertise and personnel for the education service. His knowledge and experience in chemistry has already contributed greatly to the production of Safety Data Sheets and the new WASPS services of ESL 

Clive Till   PhD, C.Chem,  MRSC,                     (Senior Consultant)

Clive has worked as a research chemist since he finished his post-doctoral studies at the University of Nottingham. 

His early career was with Hoechst (UK) and recently with Covance Laboratories Limited where he conducted research into drug metabolism. His experience led to the development of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) method of carrying out risk assessments using the ChemTrak software written by ESL. 

He was involved in the development of a generic risk Assessment method for research Laboratories.


Environmental Science Ltd
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