Permitting & Compliance

RPS is a leading provider of environmental permitting and compliance services. Our permitting specialists can provide support over the full operational life cycle of a facility. From the outset of every project we seek to provide clients with advice on how best to integrate all aspects of their activities within regulatory and sustainable development objectives.

Our highly experienced team understand the needs of operators and requirements of the regulators. We deliver high quality results looking to the future to anticipate, adapt and capitalise on likely project opportunities.

We can assist with:

Representing your position with the regulators

Preparation of permit applications, variations, transfers and surrenders

Completion of Best Available Techniques Assessments

Development of Environmental Management Systems and management plans including fire prevention plans, accident management plans, odour management plans and energy efficiency plans

Ongoing permit compliance support

Staff training and mentoring so responsibilities under the permitting regime are fully understood

Key Contacts

Jennifer Stringer

Jennifer Stringer   |   Technical Director  |   Send Email

Jennifer is a qualified Chemical Engineer and environmental compliance specialist. She has 20 years’ experience, initially gained within industry and subsequently within environmental consultancy. She has provided environmental permitting support to some of the UK’s most high profile developments and is experienced in developing robust BAT justifications to secure successful outcomes.

Wayne Davies

Wayne Davies   |   Technical Director  |   Send Email

Wayne is a qualified hydrogeologist with over 25 years’ experience working in environmental assessment and development control. Wayne has been instrumental in leading RPS’ larger environmental compliance projects, establishing long term working relationships across a number of industrial sectors.

Dan Smyth

Dan Smyth   |   Senior Director  |   Send Email

A Senior Director with over 20 years’ experience, Dan has taken a leading role in preparing DCO and EP applications for NSIPs, including some of the most complex developments in the UK. He is an experienced expert witness in the areas of air quality, climate change and environmental permitting.