Stephen has over 20 years’ experience conducting air quality, noise and vibration assessments for large scale transportation, industrial, commercial, and residential developments.

Stephen specializes in environmental noise and vibration and has provided support with the delivery of environmental submissions for major infrastructure, energy, and mining schemes in the UK, Europe, and the Middle East.


Stephen is extensively involved in the delivery of the Technical Teams’ Air Dispersion Modelling and Acoustic Camera Surveys.

Stephen has provided support on numerous high-profile projects both in the UK and internationally. He has detailed knowledge of relevant noise, air quality, and odour legislation and standards and a particular specialism offered are Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) and acoustic camera surveys for licensed/permitted installations and infrastructural noise and vibration problems in a myriad of sectors.

He has demonstratable experience in managing complex technical issues and finding appropriate solutions, an example being his involvement in the proposed Brent Cross rail aggregate facility.

Based in our Newcastle office, Stephen provides a friendly, professional, and respected service to our clients.

Career highlights

  • As technical lead, Stephen was involved with HS2 Phase 1 reviewing colleagues' input and providing separate work associated with noise barriers, bunds, and viaduct noise and vibration.

  • Providing technical assistance on Planning Inspectorate consents for numerous renewable and port infrastructure schemes.

  • Achieving consent for a potash mine located in a National Park, materials transfer tunnel, material handling facility, and associated port infrastructure.

  • Experience preparing environmental impact assessments for infrastructure schemes, providing oral and written evidence to planning inquiries, assisting with PINS submissions, and pre-consent protective provisions work for existing stakeholder assets.  

  • Proven communication skills and ability to manage workloads in harsh time constraints on major infrastructure projects.

  • Significant experience supporting other technical specialists undertaking the environmental assessment.


Professional Qualifications 

  • BSc (Hons) Environmental Management
  • MSc Environmental Management
  • MSc Applied Acoustics
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Acoustics and Noise Control
  • IOSH Managing Safely


  • Corporate member of the Institute of Acoustics (MIOA)
  • Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (ACIEH)

Sector Expertise 

Cement, Petrochemical, Waste, Pharmaceutical, Utilities, Demolition/Construction, Development Planning Advice, Local Government 

Connect with Stephen on LinkedIn

Environmental Testing Services

With a network of accredited environmental testing facilities located in the UK, the Americas, the Middle East, and Africa, Element helps its customers to meet their environmental obligations through our comprehensive range of laboratory and field based environmental testing services.

Ensure that your activities adhere to the highest standards of environmental management with Element Environmental.


Our team of over 9,000 Engaged Experts in North America, Europe, The Middle East, Australia, Asia and Africa are ready to help you.