Meet the Team

Our team of highly experienced, technical and hands-on professionals are specialists in their fields of work, many have post-graduate qualifications and a background in environmental or geo-environmental science.

All projects are overseen by a highly experienced manager who will have undertaken CITB Site Management Safety Training or equivalent. RAW is committed to the personal and professional development of its people.

Neil Stothert

Managing Director

Neil has over twenty years' experience in the management and development of businesses within the environmental and remediation industries and has particular expertise in land reclamation strategies, the remediation of hydrocarbon impacts, and assisting clients in managing their environmental liabilities.

Neil Stothert

Nick Ashworth


With 15 years' experience in the environmental sector, including the provision of consultancy and contracting services, Nick manages a team of remediation scientists and engineers providing a wide range of competitive, high-quality remediation services to our varied clients. Nick is also responsible for spill response operations throughout Southern England and Wales.

Andy Kyle


With 16 years' experience in the environmental sector, including regulation with the Environment Agency, consultancy and remediation contracting, Andy manages a team of scientists ensuring the technical quality of RAW's output and delivering our specialist technical areas of work. Andy is also responsible for spill response operations throughout Northern England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

Haydn Cole PhD

Principal Scientist / Biochemist

With previous experience as a Research Microbiologist, and 11 years' service with RAW, Haydn delivers our complex projects, provides internal and external technical support, manages our R&D projects and delivers a range of our technical services.

Fiona Townley

Principal Scientist / Risk Assessor

As a Chartered Environmental Geologist, with over 16 years' experience in contaminated land, Fiona undertakes our detailed environmental and human health risk assessments, provides technical guidance, and delivers our specialist technical services.

Fiona Townley