A mechanical building services engineer by initial training, Colin started his career involved in the design and installation of mechanical building services at the Royal Parks and Palaces, later moving into air ventilation design before moving and expanding into water hygiene consultancy some 23 years ago. For the past 22 years has been carrying out risk assessments at a wide variety of sites and properties from healthcare to factories to offices to educational facilities to sports venues to museums. During the past 17 years has also put together and delivered City & Guilds accredited training courses for end-users in water hygiene and legionella awareness etc.
Colin joined the WMSoc council circa 11 years ago and is active on the Membership committee of the WMS (Chairman of this for the last 6 years) and was honoured to do a two-year stint as the Chairman of the WMSoc between 2016 and 2018. Colin was made a Fellow of the WMSoc in 2015. Colin has sat on the LCA management committee since July of 2018 as a representative of the WMSoc and actively still carries out legionella risk assessments and oversees a team of risk assessors at Evolution Water Services Limited, a job he has held since 2001.