Consultants' Directory

Name
David Nichols
Qualifications
BSc(Eng) CEng FIGEM FIMechE
Professional Registration
Chartered Engineer
Address
Po Box 231
Address line 2
Knutsford
Address line 3
Cheshire
Postcode
WA16 9TB
Country
UK
Telephone
+44 (0)156 572 3837
Mobile
+44 (0)777 559 4770
Description

Countrywide incident investigation experience for over 30 years as an independent expert (often as a Single Joint Expert) involving a wide range of events such as explosions, fires and installation malfunctions (Natural Gas and LPG) including fatal incidents due to Carbon Monoxide (CO) poisoning, often for civil litigation. Also, expert witness experience in HSE/CORGI (now Gas Safe Register) related cases arising from prosecutions of builder/installers.

Po Box 231 Knutsford
Cheshire
Cheshire
WA16 9TB
United Kingdom
Name
Peter Waite Eur Ing
Qualifications
CEng CMath FIChemE FIMA MIGEM MA(Oxon) MSc
Professional Registration
Chartered Engineer
Address
1 Chazey Road
Address line 2
Caversham
Address line 3
Reading
Postcode
RG4 7DS
Country
UK
Telephone
+44 (0)118 946 2557
Mobile
+44 (0)771 888 2117
Description

Safety and environmental consultancy services including integrity, safety and risk management, HAZOP, QRA, Safety cases, human factors, environmental management, process safety, technical assurance and major accident investigation.

Serving the Oil & Gas industry worldwide, I am a Professional Process Safety Engineer registered with the Institution of Chemical Engineers and on their Environment Professionals register.  I also lecture on accident consequence analysis for the IChemE.

I have given evidence at Planning Inquiries into new oil and gas installations or pipelines, developments near such facilities and also at Public Inquiries into Major Accidents. I have also written technical expert reports for civil and criminal litigation.

Particular areas of expertise include planning advice for COMAH establishments and Major Hazard Pipelines, other aspects of COMAH including Safety Reports.  I am an adviser to the Irish Government on all aspects of risk from upstream oil and gas activities.

1 Chazey Road Caversham
Reading
SE England
RG4 7DS
United Kingdom