Senior Management Team

Jon Cooke
Jon Cooke

Managing Director

 

Jon is the former Land Group Director at ESI and Group Manager at White Young Green.

 

He has a proven track record with strong commercial leadership, securing significant year on year revenue and profit growth across our industry sectors. He is an Engineering Geologist, with a background in geo-environmental risk management.

 

John has worked extensively with property developers and government to deliver successful development projects on marginal land on quarries, landfill and brownfield restoration.

 

He was educated at Imperial College with a Masters in Engineering Geology.

Mike Streetly
Mike Streetly

Director – Water Group

 

Mike is a very experienced hydrogeologist and project director/manager, well known for his experience in water resource assessment.

 

He has extensive practical experience, particularly in the design, installation and operation of hydrometric networks and pumping tests. He is a regular contributor to conferences, member of numerous hydrogeological committees and has published papers on a variety of topics.

 

Mike has been responsible for water resource studies in all major UK aquifers, including many regional groundwater model studies for the Environment Agency, as well as more site specific studies for most of the major water companies.

 

He has project managed numerous hydrogeological impact assessments for the extractive industry, including several of the UK’s largest limestone quarries. He also has acted as an expert witness in matters related to natural mineral waters.

Francis Crozier
Francis Crozier

Director – Land Group

 

As a Chartered Waste Manager and Environmentalist, Francis has extensive experience in the UK and international Waste Management Sector, previously working as Waste Group Director at Entec and Amec Foster Wheeler.

 

He has been involved in all aspects of solid waste management and the regeneration of brownfield land for infrastructure development.

 

Francis has been Contract Director for major Defra and Environment Agency frameworks and directed the production of several guidance documents. With Local Authorities he has worked on waste contract procurement, infrastructure development and landfill remediation.

 

He has also been involved in the development of private integrated waste management facilities and brownfield regeneration.

 

With extensive experience of regulatory negotiations, Francis has acted as expert witness in litigation and public inquiries. He has also led technical, environmental and commercial due diligence projects on a number of major company transactions.

Mark Fermor
Mark Fermor

Director

 

Formerly the Managing Director of ESI Limited, Mark is a specialist in groundwater science with 30 years consultancy experience and an accredited Expert Witness to the High Court.

 

He was responsible for founding ESI in 1996 and developing the enterprise to become a recognised technical leader and successful premium brand across diverse markets in the UK.

 

He founded Envirep Limited in 2013, now GeoSmart Information, as an innovation data subsidiary developing and commercialising unique environmental products.

 

Mark graduated with an earth science degree. He then continued to achieve a Masters in Hydrogeology and an MBA from Cranfield University.

Derek Harbour
Derek Harbour

Chairman

 

Derek is an experienced Board Member working with growing businesses to help them focus on improving Shareholder value.

 

Using his Private Equity knowledge from 10 years of working for 3i plc and 20 years in leadership roles throughout a variety of UK based SME’s, he assists the ESI management team in a variety of ways.