LONDON, UK – December 9, 2015 – Toby Campbell, a regional manager within the global testing and certification group, Exova, has won the prestigious Oliver Lodge Prize for his MSc dissertation on Air Pollution Management and Control.

As manager of Exova’s stack sampling division in the North of England, Toby has found his work on dioxin emissions control, which was the focus of his dissertation, has helped both his own expertise and his ability to support customers requiring technically demanding services in the Rotherham and Stockport area.

The Oliver Lodge Prize is awarded by the University of Birmingham for the best dissertation in the field of Environmental Protection. Alastair Wolff, general manager of Exova’s environmental division in the UK and Ireland, comments: ”This is a tremendous achievement for Toby Campbell and we congratulate him on this recognition. At Exova we like to invest in our people and for Toby it was through funding his MSc, which has definitely paid off for him with this award. “Toby brings true excellence to his management of complex testing operations for our customers in the North of England. In undertaking this MSc, Toby has built on his knowledge of dioxin control and related issues, which has brought a new understanding to our team.” Exova has specialist teams working from six locations across the UK and Eire (East Kilbride, Stockport, Rotherham, Swindon, Caerphilly and Dublin). The company is fully accredited by both MCERTS (Environment Agency's Monitoring Certification Scheme for emissions to air, land and water) and UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service). Specialist stack emissions services offered include landfill gas sampling, continuous emissions monitoring, annual surveillance testing, dispersion pattern modelling and lab testing of physical and chemical samples and emissions.

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