Steven Brown, Associate
Steven is a CIWEM Chartered Water and Environmental Manager, an Associate Member of the ICE, a Member of the British Hydrological Society, and IChemE. He supports the team with the technical and legal compliance of Flood Risk Assessments and related studies. He has over 15 years experience in flood risk management, with a background delivering Flood Risk Assessment, Surface Water Drainage Strategies, Numerical Flood Models, to support a wide range of development sizes and types both within the UK and internationally.
Project experience includes, hydro-carbon storage and transmission infrastructure, shopping centre regeneration, large scale housing developments, and small scale private development projects. He has supported Local Planning Authorities and Lead Local Flood Authorities by providing expert technical advice at the Local Plan stage and as part of their day to day operations.
Sophie Isaacs, Senior Flood and Coastal Consultant
Sophie is a Flood Risk Consultant at Ambiental, Royal Haskoning DHV. After graduating from Swansea University with a BA in Geography, she joined Ambiental in 2019. Soon after, the company was acquisitioned by Royal Haskoning. Since then, her role has primarily comprised of supporting clients by providing Flood Risk Assessments, SuDS reports for small schemes and Sequential Tests.
She has worked on a variety of development types in the UK, ranging from small residential extensions to solar farms and battery storage sites. More recently, she's provided technical and project management support to the wider Royal Haskoning team, on large coastal defence schemes.
Rowan Arkley, Senior Flood and Coastal Consultant
Rowan is a Member of CIWEM with over 6 years’ experience in flood risk management. He has a technically focussed background and has extensive experience of Detailed Hydraulic Flood Models and also Flood Risk Assessments.
Rowan has worked on a wide range of developments in both scope and type within the UK, ranging from modelling support for the largest nationally important infrastructure projects, down through to flood risk advice on small residential extensions.