A Close Up Look at Keynote Speaker Peter Atchison

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Peter Atchison is a geosynthetic specialist with over 25 years’ experience in geomembrane and associated products. As a consultant he specialised in contaminated land issues and now offers technical and commercial consultancy support in applications of specialised materials and services aimed at the sector. He is involved in both standards setting and advice to the legislative process through involvement in a number of standards committees.

In total, Peter has held 7 directorships, with his first position coming in 2000 at PAGeotechnical. His most recent directorship is with CCS Limited where he holds the position of Company Chairman. 

What’s more, Peter’s influence was instrumental in the creation of an important BSI Code of practice, BS 8485, concerning the investigation and assessment of ground gases for varying development sites. 

He is interested in brownfield and urban redevelopment and supports other organisations including the Confederation of Construction Specialists. PAGeotechnical is also a member of The Radon Council; they supply The Radon Council with a full national service, on new build properties, which aids the management of radon gas  issues in the UK. 

Don't miss Peter's seminar entitled "Principals and Practices of Ground Gas". He will talk you through the principles and practices of gas protection including information on design and validation.