Who we are, what matters and who we work for
Who we are:
Remtech is a specialist contracting business that delivers solutions to environmental and contamination issues in a safe, sustainable, and commercially viable manner creating value for the shareholders, exciting careers for employees and satisfied clients.
Our company aim is to protect property and the environment after environmental incidents, and to support the regeneration and reuse of redundant land ensuring it is safe for future users. Our approach to meeting this aim is to carry out our work as fairly, collaboratively, and innovatively as possible whilst keeping our staff and all who work with us safe.
Giles Lock – Managing Director
Giles has over 25 years’ experience working with environmental consultancies including ARCADIS and EPS before joining Remtech in 2015. He has been involved in and managed hundreds of environmental emergencies and the investigation, assessment and remediation of countless brownfield sites. Giles was part of the leadership team that managed the response and clean-up of the Buncefield Depot explosion and he still enjoys being involved in the site work, so don’t be surprised to find him with spanner in hand amongst the field teams.
Richard Croft – Director
A Chartered Civil Engineer and Waste Management specialist, Richard has worked in senior roles in the international firms AECOM and ERM. Richard has a wealth of practical experience to the development of complex sites and has an impressive record of developing commercially sound solutions for complex environmental problems.
Richard’s role is to take the collective experience to the land development space. He will lead the Site Development Team
Garry Peacock – Engineering Manager
Garry started his career as an agricultural engineer. He moved into the environmental business over 15 years ago and since then has worked on fabrication and operation of remediation equipment, control systems, environmental emergencies and site remediation. He has worked on projects in the UK and overseas. Garry has oversight of all projects involving specialist remediation equipment.
Garry is a qualified Fitter & Mechanic, and has City and Guilds Electrical Safety Testing, City and Guilds Power Units and Hydraulics and City and Guilds Electrical Installations.
Robert Barker – Associate Demolition and Enabling Works
Robert was formerly a director of a nationally operating demolition contractor. He is an innovative engineer with over 20 years’ hands-on operational experience leading demolition, decommissioning, dismantling & construction projects within high hazard environments. His experience spans the steel, oil & gas, chemical, rail, utility, pharmaceutical & infrastructure sectors.
Caroline Armit – Policy Advisor
Caroline spent almost 20 years with the Environment Agency working on pollution prevention, policy, regulation, enforcement and licensing. She supports the business and our clients with regulation, compliance and as an expert witness. She provides a unique perspective on the Environment Agency’s policy on prosecution and enforcement.
Robbie Dow – Associate
Robbie has over 25 years industry experience gained working in the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He held senior leadership positions in the Environment Teams for both ARCADIS and AECOM, most recently as the AECOM Director of Remediation for Europe, Middle East, Africa and India. He has a very wide and varied experience in business leadership and client delivery. He has been involved in many environmental incidents and is keen to bring that experience to improve the approach to incident management in the UK. Robbie is supporting Giles and the team across all facets of the business to support sustainable growth.
Who We Work For:
RemTech’s services align with clients in Environmental Consultancy that require support with field services and bespoke remediation systems and processes, as well as with insurance brokers for environmental emergencies and.
Client Approach – Working with Remtech you can expect us to take an open and collaborative approach. We want to work with you and not for you, and we will always look to develop sound technical solutions to reduce or eliminate environmental risks in your business, which are practical, cost effective and have your needs uppermost.
Safe Operations – We expect everyone who works for us to go home in the condition they arrived. We recognise we work in hazardous conditions and put significant time and effort into training our staff and planning work to ensure our projects, staff and other stake holders stay safe.
We are in the game of protecting and improving the environment and as such put a high level of importance on controlling environmental risk from our work and having the necessary equipment on site standing by if an unexpected release does happen.
We expect our senior staff to be leaders in all safety matters.
Ethical Behaviour – We expect all our staff to maintain high ethical standards under all circumstances.