Elaine is a Director and has been with Ecodyn since 2005. Elaine is typically involved in Ecodyn’s traditional consultancy services such as: legal compliance, integrated management system development and implementation, PPC permitting and support and sustainable construction. Currently, the majority of her work is management system (ISO 14001, ISO 9001) development and auditing for clients throughout the UK.
Elaine has been involved in a number of projects in a wide range of industries including: service sector, food and drink, waste management, engineering, manufacturing, farming, sustainable construction, as well as the public sectors. Areas of expertise include:
Waste management & resource efficiency
Environmental and quality management system implementation (ISO 14001 and ISO 9001)
Pollution Prevention Control (PPC) assistance to many varied industries
Cost Benefit Analysis
Sustainable Construction (BREEAM)
Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA)
SOME NOTABLE PROJECTS
Redeem Limited – Redeem collect and recycle mobile phones and electronic goods (and until recently printer cartridges) from throughout the UK for reuse across the world. Elaine has been Redeem’s outsourced environmental and quality manager since 2007. In this time, she has been in charge of the management system on site, ensuring legal compliance with waste regulations, corresponding with SEPA, delivering staff training and driving environmental programmes to meet objectives and targets relating to resource efficiency. Redeem runs the O2 Recycle campaign and through Telefonica’s Supply Chain Responsibility Policy is being encouraged to develop a robust Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policy. Elaine has been instrumental in the development of Redeem’s CSR commitments.
Quality Meat Scotland – Elaine has been heavily involved with Ecodyn’s work with QMS for a number of years. Ecodyn completed all of the PPC applications for Scotland’s intensive pork producers and since have been assisting applicable operators with meeting their requirements under the regime. Ecodyn complete regular audits of energy and resource efficiency on farm and look at various waste management options for the producers. Improvement opportunities are identified where possible and best practice initiatives shared throughout the sector. Elaine also represents the Scottish pig industry in discussions with regulators within the UK and Europe.
Bairds Malt Limited – Bairds Malt is a major UK Maltster which supplies brewing and distilling industries globally. Ecodyn assisted in the development of their management systems and now conducts regular audits of their sites in the UK against environmental legal compliance, health and safety compliance, HACCP/FEMAS, ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001.
Branston Limited – Branston is on the largest buyers, packers and distributors of potatoes in the UK. Ecodyn assisted with the development of Branston’s environmental management system and now completes legal compliance audits for their sites in England and Scotland.
Falcon Foodservice Equipment – Falcon Foodservice Equipment is the leading UK manufacturer of commercial catering equipment. Ecodyn worked with Falcon to develop an environmental management system which integrated into their existing quality management system. Ecodyn ran a number of workshops and training exercises with senior management which was then used to encourage staff engagement. Ecodyn’s templates were created into Falcon documents and the site successfully obtained ISO certification on the first attempt and continue to use Ecodyn for legal compliance audits.
Sandvik Heating Technology UK - Sandvik produces industrial heating technology and resistance materials (furnace products, heating systems, resistors, capacitors) and is a company that Ecodyn has been involved with for a number of years. Ecodyn are often called on to provide tailored environmental advice for Sandvik in Perth and complete legal compliance audits for the company regularly. We have been involved in energy and waste projects on site and have provided advice to the company when they were considering a wind turbine at their factory.
2010 - present
2010 - present
Practitioner of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (PIEMA)
Practitioner of the Chartered Quality Institute (PCQI)
IEMA Registered Lead EMS Auditor
MSc (Dist) Environmental Protection and Management (University of Edinburgh)
BSc Hons Environmental Science specialisation in Biology (Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario)