Meet the Team

Our strong leadership team has helped establish Global Environmental as one of the most respected and reliable environmental consultancies in the South East of England.
Fergus McCloskey

Fergus McCloskey | Managing Director

Fergus joined the board at Global in 2011 tasked with developing the business and marketing for the company. This encompasses brand development and the diversification of the company’s core skills base from asbestos surveys and management to include energy assessments, fire risk management, DDA compliance and water hygiene.
Through working closely with clients he has developed an appreciation and knowledge of the environmental process which he uses to help shape strategy and business development at Global.
Fergus comes from a background in PR and has been running Handmade Marketing, a consultancy which specialises in developing business in the Construction Sector, since 2009. He holds a BA Hons in Social Science.

Michael Gunn

Michael Gunn | Operations Manager

Global Environmental was pleased to welcome Michael Gunn to the team at the start of 2018. He joins us from Adamsons Laboratory Services where, latterly, he was a Quality Manager, ensuring that asbestos services met internal and external standards. As well as managing day-to-day queries that come into the office regarding new and on-going work, Michael is responsible for the supervision of Global’s team of asbestos surveyors and also more specific issues arising from complex surveys and projects.

Paul Riding

Paul Riding | Quality Manager

Paul joined the Global team in October 2017 and has a wealth of experience in the asbestos industry having worked in asbestos removal, surveying and office-based management positions.
He is a former Operations Manager at Licenced Asbestos Removals company Forest Environmental and has 6 years experience of the asbestos removals sector, three of which were as an ARCA-accredited Asbestos Removals Supervisor.
He can therefore bring cross-discipline expertise and experience to the site management phase to ensure the works are carried out to specification and to-programme. As a Project Manager, Paul is involved with the full mix of consultancy from surveying, overseeing removal works to quality review and client / stakeholder liaison. His qualifications include: ARCA Supervisor & P402 Asbestos Sampling and Surveying. Paul is also qualified to carry out fire risk assessments.

Paul Scholes

Paul Scholes | Health & Safety Manager

Paul has over 33 years’ experience in the asbestos sector and has project- managed complex decontamination projects for numerous key developments in London. In that time he has gained a comprehensive knowledge of the issues and legislation relevant to remediating asbestos from commercial, residential and public sector properties both as a consultant and working for licenced contractors.
Paul is a Chartered Member of the Institution of Safety and Health (CMIOSH).

Leigh Dennison-Jones

Leigh Dennison-Jones | Contract Administrator

Leigh joined Global Environmental in March 2020 as a Contracts Administrator. She has years of experience working in varied office-based roles, from Reception and Sales Admin to Finance. This also includes working as a PA for a large multi-national pharmaceutical company. Her experience of event planning, customer contracts and supporting field-based representatives makes her perfect for the role at Global, utilising her excellent communication, administrative and data skills.

Leigh will typically be the primary point of contact both externally and internally, managing enquiries, bookings, invoice prep and processing samples prior to testing.