With a background in asbestos consultancy, Charles co-founded Lucion Environmental in 2002, which at the time of his exit from the company in 2019, was the UK’s largest asbestos consultancy. With broad experience in the field and a firm understanding of the current risks and challenges presented by asbestos, Charles now highlights and campaigns for pragmatic solutions to asbestos issues. He now head Charles Pickles Associates.
Charles will speak on the new HSE policy on asbestos management, which aims to eradicate asbestos from the UK in a period of 40 years. A well-known advocate, Charles has put heart and soul into this establishing this policy.