Unda has appointed environmental entrepreneur, Stephen Sykes, as its first Chairman.
Sykes is a Visiting Fellow at Birkbeck’s School of Entrepreneurship and has just been appointed as the new chair of the UK Environmental Law Association. Sykes has a strong track record in developing some of the UK’s leading environmental service companies, including Argyll (part of the Daily Mail Group). He specialises in start-ups and accelerating the development of early stage ventures.
Commenting on Sykes’s appointment, Unda’s Edward Bouët said: “We are delighted to welcome Stephen to Unda’s senior management team to accelerate the growth of our young and dynamic business. In addition to Stephen’s strategic input, his contacts in the legal, insurance, data and real estate sectors will make a major contribution to Unda“.
Stephen is very positive about Unda’s prospects: “Unda’s USP is our fantastic service for customers. Our clients receive a professional service from professional people who are highly experienced in assessing the risk of flooding impacting existing properties or proposed developments“.
Stephen is well known to the UK’s planning and environmental lawyers. He was awarded Honorary Membership of UKELA in 2014. He also serves as a partner at the Castle Debates, a pro bono, voluntary organisation deducted to highlighting environmental science, law and policy.
Unda specialise in Flood Risk Assessments for architects, planning consultants, farmers and landowners, renewable energy professionals and private clients. We are flexible in our approach and attitude, whether a multinational or a private individual we tailor our advice to your individual need. We believe a great experience will lead to customer satisfaction and loyalty.
Our highly experienced and qualified team originate from across the UK, by putting our local knowledge to good use, our team has a breadth of experience of negotiations and engagement with Environment Agency, Insurers and Local Planning Authorities which ensures that we are best placed to provide detailed local level knowledge for every Flood Risk Assessment undertaken.