Janine Kerr

BSc (Hons), AIEMA
Regional Manager – Ireland

Janine Kerr graduated from University of Ulster in 2004 were she gained a BSc (Hons) in Environmental Science with a Diploma in Industrial Studies.

The Diploma in Industrial Studies was carried out on a year placement with Northern Ireland Electricity in 2002-2003. Janine was actively involved with the management of the newly implemented environmental management system ISO14001. This involved site audits, training of staff, updating documents and involvement in environmental incidents.

Upon completing her degree in 2004 she joined Geodelft and carried out contaminated land site investigations at petrochemical sites.   

In 2004 Janine joined the STEM Project which was a European funded project implementing environmental management systems into local councils and businesses in Northern Ireland and the bordering counties of Louth and Monaghan. She implemented BS8555 into small to medium sized businesses ranging from hotels to quarries to bakeries. She also implemented ISO14001 into two departments within Banbridge District Council and Armagh City and District Council and this was then introduced to several other departments. She compiled documentation, carried out site audits and conducted training sessions for all levels of staff within the councils.

In 2007 Janine joined OHES Ltd as a Senior Environmental Consultant. She project managed environmental insurance claims, developed and implemented remedial strategies throughout Ireland.

In 2010 Janine joined Ecologia as Project Coordinator in Ecologia’s new office in Ireland and was subsequently promoted to Regional Manger. Janine is responsible for project managing remedial projects involving site surveys and management of internal staff and contractors. Janine has gained significant experience in domestic oil spills and manages projects from Phase 1 surveys through to Phase 2 investigations and onto remediation. Remedial strategies have taken a number of forms, i.e. dig and dump, soil vapour extraction, multi phase extraction, and pump and treat. Commercial experience has also been gained on a number of projects. Her job also includes dealing with clients and problem solving on a daily basis.