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Who we are


Here at EPS we talk a lot about summarising things in 5 key points, so it only seems fair that we do the same for ourselves to define what makes us different and the right company to work with:

  1. We’re a really rather useful group of people with backgrounds that cover the whole geotechnical and environmental spectrum, from feasibility support, foundation and drainage solutions through to design and delivery of complex soil and groundwater remediation. When our clients talk to us about a site, they get a safe pair of hands that can take it all the way.

  2. We know what responsive actually needs to mean – it’s not just about answering ‘when can you do it?’ with ‘when do you need it?’ because that’s a given; it’s also about understanding and focusing quick delivery on the key information that is going to drive decisions for our clients or the wider project team.

  3. ‘Meaningful conversations’. That’s the main reason our clients say they stick with us. We always aim to engage with and support them to offer a sounding board on ground solutions or genuine experience driven advice on project constraints and how they could be addressed, with real life costs, timescales and program or planning risk.

  4. Good people – we’re team players who consider ourselves lucky to enjoy the work we do and the people we work with. Business is about people, and life is too short to deal with annoying ones. That’s why 9 out of 10 of the projects we do are repeat business.

  5. It is essential to us that the advice and reports our clients pay for are useful, effective and understandable. That’s why all our reports come with a non-technical summary providing the key findings, because if you can’t explain it in five points, you shouldn’t have started!

Meet the Team

Will Evans

Director

Will Evans

Southampton FC
10
Guitars
7
Golf Banditry
3

Steve Bullock

Director

Steve Bullock

Terrible Dad Jokes
10
Sitting still for films
1
Curry Cooking
7

Marcus Bell

Associate Director

Marcus Bell

Cycling Trivia
9
Cycling
6
Tidying CDs correctly
1

Kasia Borthwick

Principal Consultant

Kasia Borthwick

Organisational skills
10
Orienteering
2
Singing in tune
4

Alan Dow

Director

Alan Dow

Lee Anderson

Geo-Env Consultant

Lee Anderson

Angling obsession
10
Sticking to recipes
4
Sense of direction
1

Ben Virtue

Senior Consultant

Ben Virtue

Dog Whispering
5
Junk TV Addiction
10
Poached egg making
1

Robbie Dow

Associate

Robbie Dow

Sam Setchell

Senior Consultant

Sam Setchell

Coffee Snobbery
6
Bedtime Stories
10
Ironing
-2

Paul O'connor

Geo-Env Consultant

Paul O'connor

Sailing
9
Responsible Uncle Duties
-5
Reversing Trailer
7

Elina Banks

Business Development

Elina Banks

Reading too much
10
In car karaoke
7
Resisting Jaffa Cakes
1

Louisa Gordon

Human Resources

Louisa Gordon

Caffeine tolerance
0
Top trumps creativity
3
Tennis enthusiasm
9

Charlie Smith

Operations Manager

Charlie Smith

Coffee Drinking
10
Being in two places
7
Eating Healthily
0

Carol Thacker

Bookkeeper

Carol Thacker

Exercise
0
Eating
10
Top trumps ideas
4

Sue Stevens

Project Administration

Sue Stevens

Tea making
9
Food shopping
-5
Blushing
10

Suz Smith

Project Administration

Suz Smith

Cooking
9
Decision Making
2
Drinking Wine
10

Mike Judson

Senior Consultant

Mike Judson

Art & Design
0
Tea Making
10
Keeping Fit
6

Tom Androsiuk

Geo-Env Consultant

Tom Androsiuk

Intellectual Curiosity
10
Apposite sarcasm use
1
Current Affairs
7

Shaun Cahill

Geo-Env Consultant

Shaun Cahill

Netflix Binging
10
Dieting
0
Posing for photos
5

Christine Cowey

Geo-Env Consultant

Christine Cowey

Doing Accents
0
Baking Cookies
10
Taking Photos
5

Daryl Bowell

Geo-Env Consultant

Daryl Bowell

Pool Wizardry
8
Cooking
5
Dancing
0

Will Reese

Geo-Env Consultant

Will Reese

Pie baking
9
Pub quiz knowledge
7
Shaving
0

Shane Kluckow

Lead Driller

Shane Kluckow

Practical jokes
6
Sarcasm
10
Tea making
3

James Bowley

Geo-Env Consultant

James Bowley

Love of budget hotels
-10
Mountain biking
8
Top trumps creativity
1

Gareth Evans

Field Technician

Gareth Evans

Darcy Crowther

Geo-Env Consultant

Darcy Crowther

Outdoorsy things
10
Sitting still
0
Italian cooking
6

Abbey High

Geo-Env Consultant

Abbey High

Animal enthusiam
10
Song lyric memory
6
Resisting takeaways
0

Mitch Tucker

Geo-Env Consultant

Mitch Tucker

Obstacle course racing
8
Map reading
6
Artistic skills
1

Charles Gray

Geo-Env Consultant

Charles Gray

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Team Player
9
Can Do Attitude
8
All round great person
10