We have a strong team of Associates with huge depth of experience between them. Please click on the tabs below to find out more information on our associates.
Ted is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer and Chartered Environmentalist. He has many years of experience in industry, particularly in the energy, manufacturing and retail supply chain sectors. His particular specialisms are 1st, 2nd and 3rd party audits, consultancy and training.
Ted’s early career was spent in the power industry, chiefly in commissioning, maintenance and operations. He worked mainly in the UK and Middle East.
He then diversified into the emerging environment and sustainability business and has spent the last 20 years involved in consultancy, auditing, verification and training. This involves work at all levels of organisations from the frontline to top management.
Ted has worked with B&Q on sustainability issues, particularly with the supply chain and has engaged with the majority of B&Q suppliers at some point.
Ted has worked on third-party certification for the majority of the major Aberdeen based oil companies, other major and minor oil companies and numerous associated suppliers and contractors in the UK and overseas.
Ted is a member of GSCP Equivalence Process Register of Experts which provides global supply chain sustainability benchmarking assessments.
Ted is the Managing Director of the Sustainable Growth Company Ltd. which he founded in 1991.
Christine is a scientist and Chartered Environmentalist. She has many years of experience in the public and private sectors. Her specialisms are in better regulation and environmental and sustainability consultancy and training.
Christine’s early career was in radiological and then environmental protection in central government and regulatory bodies.
She then moved to the private sector and spent the next 16 years as an environmental and sustainability consultant, firstly with PA Consulting Group, then as owner and Director of small consultancy businesses, and latterly with Entec UK. She subsequently spent another five years in central government applying her skills and knowledge of better environmental regulation in other areas of government policy, before returning once again to consultancy.
Christine’s public sector and regulatory experience has given her a keen insight into the assessment of compliance, and the interface between regulatory compliance and environmental management.
Christine’s consultancy experience encompasses implementing environmental management systems, developing and delivering training on sustainable development, environmental management and auditing, sustainability benchmarking, performance measurement and reporting, and life cycle assessment and design for environment.
As a consultant, Christine has worked for Procter and Gamble, Jaguar Land Rover, Ford Motor Company as well as UK government and regulatory bodies and the European Commission.
Shirley Pugh has an extensive background in the implementation and auditing of environmental, safety and sustainable development management systems and auditor training.
She has also been responsible for technology and business strategy work helping companies to commercialise technical ideas and business models in the environmental, transport, ICT and defence sectors.
This national and international experience has been gained over nearly 30 years while working in government research, private industry and latterly as the Managing Director of a small technology consultancy based outside Cambridge.
She began her work in the nuclear field running the microbiology unit within the Chemical Engineering Department at UKAEA Harwell. Much of her research focussed on the management, safe disposal, stabilisation and biodegradation of all types of radioactive waste. This work continued when she joined PA Consulting Group where she directed university research in the nuclear sector and worked with many companies and research organisations helping to develop innovative technology strategies and address environmental and sustainability issues and opportunities. She worked on the first series of pilot studies for the implementation of the EMAS Regulation and helped organisations gain environmental certification.
Since co-founding SPMJ Technology Consulting in 1991 Shirley has continued to work in the environmental and sustainability sector particularly with the automotive, engineering and manufacturing industries, their suppliers, government departments and trade associations.
She has helped to: implement environmental management systems across UK and European sites; conduct supplier audits; establish industry benchmarking processes; define sustainable development strategies; conduct life cycle assessments, understand the implications of IPP, product labelling and SCP.
Clare has over 20 years experience working as an environmental consultant on industrial sites internationally, but mainly in Europe. Clare ran Arthur D. Little’s European Environmental Auditing Group, designing, implementing and auditing for many industrial companies. She worked in the team at Arthur D Little who designed the certification process for ISO 14001 and also worked on the pilot study for EMAS in Europe.
Clare has spent much of the last 15 years working for the University of Bath, designing and running, distance learning courses in Environmental Management and Sustainable Development, as well as courses in these subjects for the Doctoral Training Centre students (chemists and chemical engineers) in Sustainable Chemical Technologies.
Clare has worked at all levels in many of our major multinationals, in Europe, from Board level to shop floor and has led audit teams in these companies, or acted as a specialist auditor for many. Clare worked with the Ford Group to get all it's sites in Europe to ISO 14001 certification and subsequently worked with the supply chain companies to do the same.
Clare is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Safety and Health and an Associate Member the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment.
She has many years experience in business, project management and corporate branding.
Her particular specialisms are implementing and maintaining management systems, auditing and training. She works in a variety of sectors within the UK and Internationally including construction and fabrications.
Clare is highly motivated, excels under pressure and is a confident communicator. She has a demonstrable track record in achieving company objectives, for example leading her current company to successful certification for ISO14001 and ISO9001.
We work closely with Article 13 and have completed a number of prestigious projects together. Please refer to www.Article13.com
SGC is a member of the Environmental Management and Advisory Group (EMAG). Projects have included sustainability studies and initiatives for: Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, Jaguar Land Rover and Ford.