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Who We Are

Leap Environmental employs a multi-disciplinary team of experienced and motivated Engineers, Geologists, Environmental Scientists and Field Technicians based in three offices. The LEAP team can provide specialist knowledge in all aspects of geotechnical and environmental investigation and design. They deliver solutions for clients that are Leading edge, Efficient, Accurate and Punctual.

Leap Environmental was formed by Helen Smith and Richard Brinkworth in 2008 following 20 years of site investigation and engineering consultancy experience. Helen is a chartered geologist with 25 years professional experience. She is a Specialist in Land Condition (SiLC) and an assessor for the SiLC scheme. She is also a Waste Code of Practice Qualified Person, and has been involved in contaminated land investigation throughout its development in the UK. Richard is a widely recognised Civil Engineer, with 20 years of experience, who has undertaken site investigations on a wide variety of contaminated land, and designed numerous specialist remediation schemes for developers, property companies, and the public sector.

LEAP are incredibly proud winners of three coveted Brownfield Briefing Awards for Best Project Closure / Verification Process in 2012 and for Best Site Investigation and Best Scientific Advancement in 2015.  LEAP have also been awarded the Consultant Framework Contract by Ashford Borough Council.

LEAP also collaborates with a range of chartered and technical specialist professionals, many of whom are leaders in their respective fields, and all of whom have a breadth of knowledge and experience which allows Leap to deliver technically robust, cost efficient and sustainable solutions for the built environment.

LEAP is a member of the Association of Geotechnical and Geo-environmental Specialists (AGS), and its employees are members of Geol Soc, ICE, IEMA, SoBRA, and BLRS.