UK headquartered Seiche Environmental, one of the world’s leaders in underwater acoustic measurement, monitoring, mitigations, environmental compliance and governmental regulatory assistance, has announced three key appointments within the business.
Amanda Hyam, formerly Marine Wildlife Advisory and Ancillary Services Manager at GeoGuide Consultants Ltd, joins the business as Associate Director to enhance the team’s world-renowned expertise operating in the oil and gas, marine construction and engineering, offshore renewables, and marine science sectors.
Having worked for clients including Spectrum, seismic contractors such as Polarcus, SeaBird, CGG, and large oil companies including Shell, Kosmos, Statoil and ENI, Amanda brings vital expertise covering all aspects of Environmental Impact Assessment and planning.
Amanda’s past experience and studies enhances Seiche Environmental’s skills in providing clients with assistance and advice during all project phases, from pre-survey/construction through decommissioning stage, on matters including seismic surveying, rig operations, environmental science, and environmental monitoring. Amanda brings particular expertise in helping clients address mitigation requirements and procedures, managing stakeholder and NGO engagement, as well as liaison with government bodies around the globe responsible for offshore development.
Amanda joins Nicky Harris, who is being promoted to Associate Director within the business where she has played a key role in expanding Seiche Environmental’s services. Together with Michelle Roffe, recently promoted to Business Development Executive for Africa, Seiche Environmental is well positioned to deliver projects on a global basis.
Commenting on the three key appointments Mark Burnett, CEO of Seiche Water Technology Group, said: “Our highly experienced team brings together years of international practice, providing clients with the very latest advice on underwater acoustic measurement, monitoring and mitigations requirements as well as environmental compliance and governmental regulatory assistance. The addition of Amanda to the team and promotions for both Nicky and Michelle further enhance our international capability in managing offshore projects globally.
“Supported by our expert team of in-house PAM Operatives and Technicians, who are highly skilled at operating our diverse range of acoustic systems in all circumstances, we are perfectly positioned to deliver projects requiring everything from environmental baseline surveys, or marine mammal observation, risk and impact assessments, through to acoustic modelling and sound source verification services, as well as full full turnkey solutions and project management.”