Roundtable Discussion Session

Wednesday 24 November: Session 8

These focused, interactive roundtable discussion sessions give you the opportunity to discuss a key topic of interest to you in a more participative format. Each session will be led by a facilitator who will lead the discussion and encourage maximum debate and sharing of ideas. Attendees choose one topic.

Session Eight

A: Effectively Incorporating Biodiversity Net Gain in Local Development Planning

Anna Kilty, Principal Consultant – Natural Capital and Biodiversity Net Gain, APEM
C: Overcoming the Challenges faced by Contaminated Land & Environmental Health Officers in their Role in the Planning & Remediation Process: Achieving Improved Engagement & Collaboration

Ann Barker, Lead Officer Contaminated Land, City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council
Amanda Clover, Senior Development Officer – Enforcement, Monitoring and Compliance, Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council
D: Business Leader Discussion: Better Aligning Brownfield Development with Sustainability & Net Zero Goals

Simon Cole, Technical Director, UKI Remediation Practice Lead, AECOM
E: Optimising Digital Innovation To Achieve Increased Efficiencies in Data Management & Reporting and Facilitate the Planning & Development Process

Dr Petra Lincoln, Hydrogeologist & Digital Lead, Contaminated Land & Hydrogeology, Atkins

F: Improving the Quality of Contaminated Land Reports to Increase Confidence in Risk Assessment & Remediation Proposals & Reduce Uncertainty & Delays

Ian Evans, Technical Director, Wood & Chair of the SiLC Professional & Technical Panel
G: Developing Effective Risk Communication Strategies & Improving Community & Stakeholder Engagement

Iwan Lloyd-Smith, Director, Deetu
H: Better Understanding Ground Conditions: Selecting the Most Appropriate Environmental Analysis to Better Identify Site Contamination & Risk  

Claire Stone, Group Quality Director, I2 Analytical
I: Developing Effective Partnerships and Collaborative Working to Optimise Land Value & Deliverability

Bradley Carter, Director, LSL Partners
Discussion Feedback


Each facilitator will feedback the key learning points from their discussion to the audience

Session close