Global PFAS expert Dr Ian Ross joins Tetra Tech’s UK Environmental practice

We are excited to welcome Dr Ian Ross, who will lead our industry-leading PFAS (poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances) team, expanding our global leadership in providing science-based solutions.

An industry leader and globally renowned PFAS expert, Dr Ross co-authored the Emerging Contaminants Handbook and brings over 30 years’ experience managing industrial pollutants to Tetra Tech’s United Kingdom (UK) environmental practice. Working with numerous national departments of defence, environmental agencies, airports, fire services, governments, and major oil companies, he has supported clients across North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia to establish pragmatic and effective PFAS management approaches.

Dr Ross will work with UK and global stakeholders to provide technical solutions for PFAS management, including the development of risk management and remediation strategies to restore sites contaminated by PFAS and other environmental pollutants.

On joining the business, Dr. Ross said: “The environmental impacts of PFAS is a global issue that is receiving increased attention in the UK. Tetra Tech’s industry-leading PFAS practice in the Unites States and Australia provides us with a great network to help remedy this burgeoning cross-sector issue in the UK and globally. I look forward to working with the Tetra Tech team and leveraging our approach of Leading with Science® to support our clients.”

Michael Boyd, Strategic Operations Director & Head of Geo-Environment, said of Ian’s appointment: “As an industry veteran, Ian is a valuable addition to the team and is perfectly placed to increase awareness of this issue to UK shores. We’re thrilled to have him on board.”

Craig Hatch, Managing Director – Great Britain Region, said of Dr. Ross’s appointment: “Ian’s track record of success and makes him an ideal champion for our PFAS consultancy. I am delighted to welcome Ian’s technical capability, experience, and reputation to our team.”

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