Science

Environmental Consultant

Environmental consultants work on commercial or government contracts, addressing a variety of environmental issues.

They cover a wide range of disciplines such as:

  • assessment of air
  • land and water contamination
  • environmental impact assessment
  • environmental audit
  • waste management and the development of environmental policy
  • environmental management systems.

Major clients include the government (including local government and national regulatory organisations) and land or water management organisations.

A career as an environmental consultant offers the opportunity for a structured professional path with the potential to specialise in an area of interest.