Management Team

The management team have over 50 years combined experience in the contaminated land and natural habitat sectors, working for public and private sector clients both in the UK and Internationally.

Tony Hutchings – Technical Director

Head of Land Regeneration and Urban Greenspace at Forest Research. Tony developed models for ecological/food chain transfer of metal and organic contaminants, air dispersion and surface stabilisation modelling. Developed sustainable solutions for landfill and contaminated site recovery using composts, sewage sludges and AD Digestate.

A reputation as one of the leading land restoration specialists in the UK.

Frans De Leij – Director of R&D

Frans has been one of the first scientists to recognise the potential of biochar for application in land remediation and has been instrumental in the development of a range of charcoal based technologies on which the C-Cure product range is based. His innovative approach to research has led to seven patents which are currently being commercialised via spin-out companies and licensing opportunities. Previously held roles as a lecturer in Environmental Biotechnology at the University of Surrey and as a research scientist at Horticulture Research International and Rothamsted Experimental Station.