Andrew Curds is the Technical Director at ASH responsible for EIA coordination and management

 

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Key Skills

Route and site options appraisals

Screening and scoping

Public and stakeholder consultation

EIA Coordination and Project Management

Preparation of Environmental Statements

 

Andrew joined ASH in 2006 and has almost fifteen years experience as an Environmental Consultant.

Andrew's specialisms include environmental impact assessment and the delivery of Environmental Statements or Environmental Appraisals for renewable energy and grid connection and infrastructure projects.

Andrew has been involved in projects from inception through to construction, including route and site option appraisals, screening and scoping, EIA and ES submission. 

An increase in renewable energy and grid connection sector work over the last decade has seen him involved in the coordination of specialist teams and taking responsibility for the preparation of  environmental statements for some of the largest infrastructure projects in Scotland. These include the Coire Glas Pumped Storage Scheme and Stronelairg Wind Farm.  

With his experience in the discussion and presentation of environmental assessments to statutory and non-statutory consultees, Andrew also attends public exhibitions to discuss projects with local communities.