About Air Quality Consultants

Established in 1993, Air Quality Consultants provides expert advice and support to developers, industry, local authorities and policy makers. The Company's Directors have an international reputation in air quality management and assessment. They have played a leading role in developing the air quality monitoring, modelling and assessment regime both in the UK and overseas. 

They frequently provide expert evidence at Public Inquiries and are involved in UK Government expert groups and European Commission working groups on air quality management and assessment. They now lead a large team of highly qualified consultants providing expert services in the field of ambient air quality.

The Company's sustained growth over the past 25 years has been founded on the delivery of high quality services, with a high volume of repeat business from satisfied clients.

The Company operates a formal Quality Management System, which is certified to ISO9001:2008.

Our Team

Chris Whall
BSc MSc MIEnvSci MIAQM CEnv

Chris is Managing Director of Air Quality Consultants. He joined the company in 2016. He has 18 years’ experience in environmental consulting, with multi-sector EIA management experience and detailed technical expertise in air quality impact assessment.
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Stephen Moorcroft
BSc MSc MIEnvSci MIAQM CEnv

Stephen is a Director of Air Quality Consultants, and has worked for the company since 2004. He has over thirty-five years postgraduate experience in environmental sciences.
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Prof. Duncan Laxen
BSc MSc PhD MIEnvSci FIAQM

Duncan is an Associate of Air Quality Consultants, a company which he founded in 1993. He has over forty years experience in environmental sciences.
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Dr Ben Marner
BSc PhD MIEnvSci MIAQM CSci

Ben is a Technical Director with AQC and has 20 years’ experience in the field of air quality. He has been responsible for a large number of air quality and greenhouse gas assessments in the UK and abroad.
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Nigel Bellamy
BSc MIEnvSci MIAQM CEnv

Nigel is a Technical Director with AQC and has 18 years’ experience in the field of air quality. Nigel has a proven track record in delivering, managing and directing complex air quality and odour projects for both the public and private sectors.
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Penny Wilson
BSc MIEnvSci MIAQM CSci

Penny is an Associate Director with AQC, with more than 17 years' experience in the field of air quality.
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Dr Clare Beattie
BSc MSc PhD MIEnvSci MIAQM CSci

Clare is an Associate Director with AQC, with more than 14 years' relevant experience in the academic and consultancy environments.
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Laurence Caird
MEarthSci MIEnvSci MIAQM CSci

Laurence is an Associate Director with AQC, with over 12 years' experience in the field of air quality management and assessment.
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Dr Denise Evans
BSc (Hons) PhD MIEnvSci MIAQM

Denise is an Associate Director with AQC, with more than 18 years' post-graduate experience in air quality.
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Guido Pellizzaro
BSc (Hons) MIAQM AMIEnvSc PIEMA

Guido is an Associate Director with AQC, with more than 14 years' experience in the field of air quality management and assessments.
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Suzanne Hodgson
BSc(Hons) MSc MIEnvSci MIAQM CSci

Suzanne is a Principal Consultant with AQC, with over seven years' experience in the field of air quality management and assessment.
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Ricky Gellatly
BSc(Hons) MIEnvSc MIAQM CSci

Ricky is a Principal Consultant with AQC, with over six years’ experience of undertaking and managing air quality assessments for a wide range of air pollution sources.
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Paul Outen
BSc(Hons) MIEnvSc MIAQM

Paul is a Senior Consultant with AQC. He has over 9 years’ experience of air quality and odour assessments across a number of different industries, as well as experience of odour sampling and modelling.
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Pauline Jezequel
BSc MSc MIEnvSci AMIAQM

Pauline is a Senior Consultant with over seven years’ experience in the field of air quality. She has undertaken numerous air quality impacts assessments, as well as studies involving the monitoring and assessment of ambient and indoor air quality.
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Dr Imogen Heard
BSc(Hons) MSc PhD MInstPhys

Imogen is a Senior Consultant with AQC. She joined AQC in 2013 from the UK Met Office, where she spent four years working as a scientist in the Atmospheric Dispersion and Air Quality area.
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Dr Joshua Nunn
MSci(Hons) PhD AMRSC

Joshua is a Senior Consultant with AQC. His research at the University of Bristol involved examining the use of sustainable materials in chemical processes, using a range of analytical tools and computational modelling.
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Lucy Hodgins
BSc (Hons) MIEnvSc MIAQM

Lucy is a Senior Consultant with AQC with over 6 years’ experience in the field of air quality. She has extensive experience air quality impact assessments for mineral and waste developments, as well as residential and commercial developments.
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Dr Frances Marshall
MSci PhD

Frances is a Consultant with AQC. Prior to joining AQC in September 2016, she spent four years carrying out postgraduate research into atmospheric aerosols.
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Nicole Holland
BSc (Hons) AMIEnvSc AIEMA

Nicole is a Consultant at AQC. Prior to joining the company in March 2016, she gained three years’ experience as an environmental consultant developing Environmental and Social Management Systems (ESMSs) and Environmental and Social Impact Assessments (ESIAs).
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Yasmin Wright
BSc (Hons) MSc

Yasmin joined AQC in March 2019 as a Consultant with over two years' experience in the field of air quality. She has undertaken numerous air quality impact assessments, primarily for highways schemes and mixed-use developments.
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Samantha Barber
MChem

Samantha is a Consultant with AQC, where she supports work in air quality monitoring, modeling and assessment. Prior to joining AQC in November 2017, she gained one year’s industrial experience at BOC Gases Ltd.
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Dr Kate Wilkins
BSc MSc PhD

Kate is a Consultant having joined AQC in January 2018. Her postgraduate research at the University of Bristol involved the use of remote sensing techniques for volcanic ash and the simulation of ash transport using atmospheric dispersion modelling.
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Jack Buckley
BSc (Hons) MSc AMIEnvSc AIAQM

Jack is a Consultant with nearly two years' experience in the field of air quality. Prior to joining AQC in 2019, he gained experience of air quality assessments for residential, mixed-use and industrial developments, as well as environmental impacts assessments for large transport schemes.
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Tom Richardson
MSci (Hons)

Tom is an Assistant Consultant with AQC. Prior to joining AQC in April 2018, he completed an MSci Chemistry at the University of Bristol.
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David Bailey
BSc

David is an Assistant Consultant with AQC. Prior to joining AQC in July 2018, he completed a BSc in Environmental Science at the University of Brighton, where he took modules relating to air quality management.
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George Chousos
BSc MSc

George is an Assistant Consultant with AQC. Prior to joining the company in 2019, he completed a MSc in Air Pollution Management & Control at the University of Birmingham.
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Claire Pick

Claire is the Financial & Organisational Manager for AQC, a role she has held since 2003.
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Tereza Bass

Tereza is Project & Finance Administrator for Air Quality Consultants, and joined the company in 2016. She has over 18 years’ experience in professional administrative support including financial services. Prior to joining AQC, Tereza worked for Peter Brett Associates.
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Victoria Richards

Vicky is the Office Manager and joined AQC in November 2017. She has over 17 years experience in office and customer service, working within Sales Administration and Financial Services.
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Many thanks for reaching tight deadline caused by our delayed supply of traffic data. Great team effort and excellent service.

Pell Frischmann