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Capita Symonds appoints Peter Childs

18 October 2007

Peter Childs has joined Capita Symonds as Associate Director for Air Quality.

Peter (right) joins our Air Quality team in East Grinstead from BAA Gatwick where he was Air Quality & Noise Manager, responsible for developing and implementing an Air Quality Action Plan to meet the Local Authority’s stringent requirements.

David Leversedge, Capita Symonds’ Director of Acoustics and Air Quality, says: “The team have a strong record in modelling the potential impact of road schemes and new developments on air quality. Nevertheless, Peter’s knowledge of odour assessment and air quality management will give us an even greater range of expertise, enabling us to identify and target a range of new business opportunities. We extend a warm welcome to Peter and wish him a long and successful career with Capita Symonds.”

After graduating from Plymouth with an Environmental Science degree in 1989, Peter became a Chartered Chemist in 1995. After working for Southern Water as an Analytical Chemist, he joined Southern Science to develop contaminated land investigation and analysis services. While at Southern Science he introduced odour assessments to Southern Water which were successfully used in EIA and in resolving long standing odour problems.