About us

Expirea Environmental Consultancy Ltd is based in Nottingham in the East Midlands and was founded by Adrian Kesterson in July 2014.

Adrian is also Technical Advisor for the Foodchain and Biomass Renewables Association (FABRA UK) and is currently representing the European Fat Processors & Renderers Association (EFPRA) on the Technical Working Group for the SA BREF review in Seville.

We have prepared environmental permit applications for several clients in sectors such as hazardous waste processing, poultry slaughterhouse and meat processing and surface treatment of metals. We have advised a major food and drink company on their environmental permitting requirements for a new facility and have done associate work for other consultancies, including legal compliance audits for clients in the minerals and distribution sectors.

Expirea Director, Adrian Kesterson is a Member and Registered Environmental Auditor with the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) and a Chartered Environmentalist. The Society for the Environment website www.socenv.org.uk includes a publicly accessible Register of Chartered Environmentalists. The benefits of CEnv status are:

  • Internationally recognised qualification CEnv – analogous to CEng and CSci.
  • CEnv gives Environmentalists recognition beyond their specific sector, demonstrating a high level of expertise in and a commitment to environmental best practice within their particular sector.
  • CEnv gives reassurance of an individual’s competence and professional standards.

Adrian worked at the UK Environment Agency (EA) for 22 years where he spent 15 years’ as an Inspector, Process Industry Regulation and 7 years in water pollution control.

Adrian can offer his expertise and experience from his time at the EA to help your business in its dealings with the regulator, whether it is the EA, SEPA, Natural Resources Wales, Northern Ireland Environment Agency or a Local Authority.

Adrian has experience from his time at the EA of most industry sectors covered by the Environmental Permitting Regulations (EPR) and Pollution Prevention and Control Regulations (PPC), including;

Incineration Combustion Surface treatment
Chemicals Pulp and paper Textiles
Metals Minerals Waste treatment
Waste to energy Food and drink  Ceramics

Adrian also worked at the Western Australian State Government Department of Environment Regulation for around 18 months in the Industry Regulation Licensing Branch at the Perth head office. He was the lead contact for waste to energy schemes, an emerging sector in Western Australia and wrote technical guidance and policy to support the licensing process.

Adrian has industrial experience from earlier in his career when he worked in laboratories in the ceramics and inorganic pigments industry and undertook an industrial placement at a large organic chemicals installation

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