Geo-environmental Consultants Newcastle

We have extensive expertise in the provision of consultancy advice to clients concerning the full range of environmental issues.


Roberts Environmental Ltd are experts in geo-environmental engineering, contaminated land risk management and the delivery of engineering and commercially focused solutions. Based in Newcastle upon Tyne we are Newcastle geo-environmental specialists.

Jeff Roberts Geo-environmental Consultants Newcastle

Jeff Roberts Managing Director

Jeff set up Roberts Environmental Ltd having previously worked for GVA Grimley Ltd as an Associate Director where he headed up the Environmental Services department for the North of England and Scotland. He has also worked in consultancy for WSP Environmental Ltd in the London market and Waterman Environmental within the North East. Jeff provides a service that identifies the environmental risks and liabilities for investors, banks and developers.

In jargon-free terms, he assesses the many complex issues which can arise in assessing environmental land quality. Jeff’s work includes all aspects of land quality, due diligence auditing, flood risk, site investigation and remediation project management.

Over the years, Jeff has worked as a consultant for many Government Departments, Local Authorities, major landowners and FTSE100 companies advising on land contamination issues and remediation strategies.

Jeff is a Member of the Institution of Environmental Sciences and a Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv).

Mike Hay Geo-environmental Consultant Newcastle

Mike Hay Director

Mike Hay is a Director at Roberts Environmental Ltd and strengthens the experienced environmental consultancy structure of the business as well as providing geotechnical expertise. Mike has worked on a wide variety of complex projects delivering successful, cost effective outcomes in scenarios such as due diligence, site investigations, coal mining risk assessments, remediation and validation.

Mike is highly experienced in working on an extensive scope of projects providing solutions for individual developments as well as integrating services between multiple subcontractors in delivering highly quality outcomes.

Mike is a Fellow of the Geological Society.

Andrew Cuthbert Geo-environmental Consultants Newcastle

Andrew Cuthbert Principal Consultant

Andrew is a Principal Consultant at Roberts Environmental and provides a broad range of experience, covering the management, design, and implementation of geo-environmental site investigation, the production of Phase 1, Phase 2 and Validation reports, landfill gas assessment, designing and undertaking Biological Water Quality Surveys, Flood Risk Assessments, and the management of multi-disciplinary development projects.

Andrew has worked in both the private and public sector, having worked, for Watermen Energy Environment and Design, Environmental Resources Management and the James Hutton Institute in Aberdeen.

Andrew is a Member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment and a Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv).

Lauren Manning Senior Consultant

Lauren is a Senior Consultant at Roberts Environmental and provides a range of experience within land contamination and human health risk assessment, including the production of Phase 1, Phase 2 and Remediation Method Statement reports, remediation verification and validation, ground gas risk assessment and environmental due diligence.

Lauren has worked for a wide range of clients within the public and private sectors, having previously worked for 3e Consulting Engineers and Cundall Johnston and Partners.

Lauren also has extensive experience conducting Agricultural Land Classification surveys and Waste Deployment applications for agricultural clients during her work with Soil Environment Services.

Lauren is an Associate member of the Institute of Environmental Sciences (AMIEnvSc).

Eleanor Curry Environmental Consultant Newcastle

Eleanor Curry Consultant

Ellie is a Consultant at Roberts Environmental, joining the company in 2016, after completing her degree at Hull University where she gained a background knowledge in specialised fields such as sedimentology, hydrology, environmental sustainability and biogeography. During this time, she undertook an internship with Horizon Nuclear Power at Wylfa Newydd which helped to provide the basis for her dissertation.

Since joining Roberts Environmental Ellie has gained experience in the provision of Phase I Environmental Assessments both for due diligence and planning purposes and specialises in the delivery of Coal Mining Risk Assessments. She has subsequently undertaken Phase II Geo-Environmental Site Investigations and Risk Assessments at both large development sites and for smaller residential plots.

Nelli Flannery Consultant Newcastle

Emily Broughton Consultant

Emily recently graduated from Newcastle University with an MSc in Environmental Engineering and joined Roberts Environmental in March 2018 as a graduate consultant. She initially developed a keen sense for the environment and physical geography at Northumbria University where she gained proficiency in land degradation and remediation, environmental legislation and regulations and environmental fieldwork.

Since joining Roberts Environmental, Emily has gained experience in the provision of Phase I reports, Phase II Site Investigations, Due Diligence Reports and Coal Mining Risk Assessments and to date has worked on site investigations for large residential developments in Northumberland as well as Due Diligence reports for larger London based portfolios.

Ben Lawry Graduate Consultant

Ben graduated from Newcastle University with a BSc (Hons) in Earth Science and joined Roberts Environmental in January 2019 as a Graduate Consultant. During his time at university he gained an understanding for sedimentology, environmental impact assessment, contaminated land and field mapping.

Since joining Roberts Environmental, Ben has gained valuable experience in the preparation of Phase I Environmental Assessments, Due Diligence Reports and Phase II Geo-environmental Site Investigations and Risk Assessments at smaller residential developments.

Jane Proud Geo environmental Consultants Newcastle

Jane Proud Office Manager & Accounts

Jane has over 20 years’ experience working for a number of top Chartered Surveying and Development companies, including Sanderson Townend & Gilbert (now Sanderson Weatherall) and Lamb & Edge (now GVA) where she provided various secretarial, office administrative and personal assistant roles. Jane holds a number of qualifications including a National Diploma in Business and Finance with Secretarial options.

Jane also held the position of Personal Assistant to the Regional Director for Easter Group where she played a key part in the successful running of the business, responsible for all day to day aspects of the North East Regional Offices and developments.

More recently, Jane was employed at a NNT LIFTCo, a Local Trust Development Company, as Office Manager before joining Roberts Environmental in June 2014, where she holds the position of Office Manager and is responsible for financial management functions including invoicing and supplier management, ensuring the office is run efficiently and effectively, and co-ordination and communication with key members of staff.