about us

AVER is led and managed by Bob Shaw BSc, MSc, CChem, FRSC, MIDE.  An analytical chemist by profession, Bob has over 30 years’ experience of contamination surveys, chemical and biological decontamination, demolition and environmental projects throughout UK/Ireland, Europe, South America and Australasia. Previous clients include: Roche, Oxford Biomedica, Alvogen, WSP, CGL, Erith Contractors Ltd plus universities, the NHS and local authorities.

We have extensive knowledge and experience in:

  • Pharmaceutical (APIs and Finishing Plants)
  • Chemical (fine, organic, and inorganic)
  • Oil and Gas
  • Manufacturing
  • Brewing and food production
  • Laboratories and research facilities
  • Utilities and services
  • Property development

As a Chartered Chemist and Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) each project is delivered in accordance with the professional standards and ethics of the RSC.  Bob Shaw is also a Member of the Institute of Demolition Engineers and a Technical Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health.  He is also an RSC Assessor for the award of CEnv.  AVER has Associated Industry Membership of OBN, a membership organisation supporting and bringing together the UK’s life science companies.

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