SLR’s experienced team works across global waste and resource supply chains delivering independent, commercially focused advice to waste generators, service operators, infrastructure developers, funders, and the public sector.

Our geographic spread ensures clients receive advice that best reflects local legislation, guidance and commercial conditions, whilst also benefitting from our unique perspective on international best practice.

How can we help?

With a proven track record spanning more than 25 years, SLR’s experience spans the full range of waste and resource management solutions, from minimisation and reuse, recycling and composting, energy recovery to final disposal.

The team also manages input from our complementary in-house engineering, permitting, planning and specialist environmental services teams when needed, to deliver fully aligned, cost effective infrastructure solutions.

Core services provided include:

  • Services and infrastructure procurement
  • Due diligence and market analysis
  • Strategy development, services review and options appraisal
  • Business case development and cost modelling
  • Policy development and review
  • Carbon and greenhouse gas modelling for waste and resources projects

Our team includes

  • Steve Vaughan-Jones Technical Director
    Steve Vaughan-Jones

    Steve has experience in providing strategic and technical advice to a wide range of clients in the UK and internationally. Many projects Steve has managed included multi-disciplinary teams, typically involving planning, environmental impact assessment, permitting and engineering disciplines. His strategic focus and commercial awareness has enabled him to robustly direct and/or manage procurement and bid support, strategy development, options appraisals, service reviews and lifecycle analysis to both the public and private sectors, as well as due diligence support to financial institutions on a wide range of infrastructure and services areas.

  • Chani Lokuge Technical Discipline Manager
    Chani Lokuge

    Throughout his career, Chani has been responsible for the tendering and successful delivery of a wide range of high-profile waste management projects. These have ranged from due diligence of industrial facilities as part of mergers and acquisitions, financial and economic modelling of alternative waste management options, design and procurement of waste management infrastructure including innovative waste collection systems, transfer stations and advanced waste processing technologies including energy from waste.

  • Dr Surabhin Chackiath Principal
    Dr Surabhin Chackiath

    Surabhin advises clients on procurement and strategic waste and resources projects. He supports clients on a variety of projects including procurement of waste and resources services and treatment contracts, market assessments, service optimisation &efficiency reviews and service delivery model developments. He has advised clients including World Bank, environmental departments of Government of Malta, Malaysia and States of Jersey, and numerous local authorities in the UK.

  • Andrew Quinn Technical Director
    Andrew Quinn

    Andrew is an environmental consultant with more than 25 years’ experience in waste management and is a commercial and retail waste specialist. He prepared the NSW EPA’s official guidelines for waste management and recycling in commercial facilities, and the Better Practice Guidelines for Waste Management and Recycling in Commercial Facilities. He has undertaken many retail waste assessments and prepared dozens of waste management plans for commercial, retail and mixed developments in addition to indigenous and remote community advice and strategies.