About H Fraser Consulting

At H Fraser Consulting we are committed to providing high quality, good value services to our clients, to help solve their environmental problems.

We are a team of hydrogeologists, environmental scientists and administrators based in Shrewsbury, Shropshire. We provide professional, independent advice to clients across the UK.

We are committed to the well-being of our staff, community, and betterment of the environment.  We are privileged to have the knowledge and skills to help our society combat pollution, flooding and water shortages.

As our business grows, we pledge to share our success with the people and planet that are our foundation.
A full overview of the environmental consultancy services we provide is available on our services page, with examples of work on our case studies page.

Work with us

We are always looking for enthusiastic motivated environmental professionals to join our team, and especially keen to talk to hydrogeologist, hydrologists and contaminated land practitioners.

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Meet our team

Hannah Fraser

Founder and director

Hannah Fraser is the founder and director of H Fraser Consulting, and is a hydrogeologist (MSc) with significant expertise in groundwater science and land contamination. As well as delivering high quality consulting services, Hannah is interested in dissemination of skills and knowledge in our professional community, and also how our scientific expertise can be brought to bear on the wider environmental problems of flooding, climate change, and sustainable use of resources.

Hannah is committed to building a company that treats people well, shares rewards and promotes maximum benefit to our communities and environment. She is a Chartered Geologist (CGeol), Specialist in Land Condition (SiLC), Suitably Qualified Person (SQP) and Qualified Person (QP) under the CL:AIRE DoW Code of Practice.

When not working, Hannah can usually be found in the garden or walking up a hill.

Emilie Roberts

Senior Consultant

Emilie Roberts is a hydrogeologist (MSc) with 11 years consultancy experience in water resource management and groundwater contamination assessment, both in the UK and South Africa. Her particular expertise are in wellfield management, including associated project management, sitework, data management / analysis and reporting.

“I enjoy the variety of work at HFCL: the numerous sectors (development, construction, local government, industry, private clients), in different settings (rural, urban, industrial), with a mixture of office and sitework. There is plenty of scope to use science, creative thinking and pragmatism to solve problems, to the benefit of the client and the environment.”

Xenia Boyes

Xenia Boyes

Senior Consultant

Xenia Boyes joined us fresh from graduate study at the California Institute of Technology, where she was awarded her Geology MSc. She came to us with extensive data handling, lab work, and field work experience and is applying her knowledge to a wide range of hydrogeology and land contamination projects.

Xenia loves being outside (in almost all weathers!) and most weekends likes to head out into the hills with her mountain bike or walking boots.

Sally Bell-Fraser

Finance and Administration Manager

Sally has been with our team since 2019, bringing over 12 years of experience from business and management roles in the retail and hospitality sectors. Her contributions as HFCL’s Finance and Administrator in the company extend into general admin, finance, payroll, HR, project administration and H&S. Since joining the team Sally has become a fully Qualified level 2 Bookkeeper and trained Fire Warden.

When unwinding at the weekends Sally enjoys getting creative with crochet hooks, attempting to train her mischievous budgies and chess matches with her husband.

Sally Bell-Fraser

Mary Vernon

Part-time Administrator

Mary has a background in hospitality, retail, and events. Throughout her career she has gained extensive experience working in administration, reception, and customer-facing roles. Since joining HFCL Mary’s role has developed, and her time is mostly spent supporting the admin team with managing H&S & HR policies, internal documentation, implementing new software and systems, as well as office management duties.

Mary has more recently started a Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling and is passing on her wisdom to the team during our ‘Wellbeing Wednesday” sessions. Mary is also our Mental Health First Aider. Mary is passionate about gardening, wildlife, food & drink. She is also a practising artist. Go Mary!

Roz Cox

Senior Consultant

Roz joins us as a Senior Consultant having almost 20 years of experience working in contaminated land, water and gas. She has been involved with a wide range of site investigations and remediation projects across the UK, Ireland, Portugal and New Zealand. Roz enjoys crunching data, GIS software and producing technical reports. She has recently gained qualifications in regenerative farming and permaculture, and is interested in biodynamic farming and nature based solutions.

Roz is passionate about reading, killer sudoku, nature and gardening and can generally be found outdoors up a mountain or hanging out with her pet sheep.

Joe Gomme

Associate Director

Joe is a very experienced hydrogeologist and project manager, who has worked in roles for consultancy firms, government and non-government agencies for over 30 years.  He has focused recently on risks to groundwater quality and the management of waste and soils, as well as continuing to provide support to overseas development projects in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH).  Joe brings these technical skills to the business, alongside his extensive knowledge of project and programme management.

Joe was attracted to H Fraser Consulting because of the companies strong ethical focus and the opportunity to contribute to a committed team of specialists who work to achieve the betterment of the wider environment and community, whilst delivering pragmatic solutions to clients’ questions and problems. 

Joe is a Chartered Geologist (CGeol), Suitably Qualified Person (SQP) and Qualified Person (QP) under the CL:AIRE DoW Code of Practice.

Outside work Joe loves to sing in a local choir, and engage in bird and butterfly surveying when the weather is right.

Juan Pablo Castaneda

Consultant

Juan Pablo has 4 years of industry experience in South America and Europe working in drilling operations and reservoir geology and over 7 years of academic research experience in climate change of the past, stratigraphic modelling and geothermal energy.

Juan Pablo loves coffee, chatting with friends, bicycle rides and mountain hikes.

Lisa Davies

Commercial Director

Lisa started out her career with Hannah over 18 years ago, having worked as a graduate hydrogeologist under Hannah’s leadership. Lisa progressed as a Senior Consultant specialising in contaminated land and remediation, undertaking Phase 2 site investigations and detailed quantitative risk assessments across the UK. Lisa also worked on groundwater resource projects which included spending time working at a Water Company within their asset management team.

In 2013 Lisa embarked on a new adventure, to set up a commercial desktop report and environmental mapping business, delivering insight on environmental risk and suitability for property development and infrastructure. Her consultancy background and passion for the environment ensured that the company maintained and developed its competitive position, developing and taking new products to market.

Lisa loves problem solving and bringing people together. She has 3 small children who keep her very busy, but amazingly still finds time to play competitive netball and be a Governor at the local primary school.

Kim Gray

Principal Consultant

Kim is an experienced hydrogeologist having worked in the the environmental sector for over 20 years. Kim has a background in Physics and gained experience developing analytical models describing the transport of water through porous media during her PhD. 

Having previously worked for a large environmental consultancy, Kim has extensive knowledge of the Hydro-Brownfield-Landfill sectors. She has been involved in numerous contaminant transport and groundwater modelling projects, and has developed several Excel based analytical tools using VBA/VB.net. Kim is an expert in contaminated land risk assessment and was instrumental in developing a piece of software called RAM (Risk Assessment Model) to support other industry professionals. She is one of very few people in the country who is able to support on RAM3 software. She is also proficient in using VBA, VB.net and C++.

Kim was the technical lead on the development of a guidance document for the use of statistical techniques to analyse contaminated land data, and she has led and managed the configuration of numerous Environment Agency regional models into the National Groundwater Modelling System (NGMS).

Kim always appreciates the opportunity to tackle a tricky problem especially if it requires her to expand her skillset.  She loves swim regularly and occasionally runs (but doesn’t particularly enjoy it).  She has two teenagers and always finds time to enjoy a Guinness or two with friends and colleagues at the end of the week.

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The Pump House
Coton Hill
Shrewsbury
SY1 2DP

01743 352797

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