About Us

Risk & Policy Analysts Limited (RPA) is an independent consultancy with an established reputation for proven expertise in the fields of environment, economics, chemicals, EU policy and sustainability.

We provide multi-disciplinary, innovative, expert advice and strategic analysis skills, assisting both public and private sector decision makers in the development and implementation of sustainable policies. We offer a broad range of services and utilise a variety of skills in order to produce high quality, tailor-made outputs.

The work we undertake places us directly at the centre of the European environmental legislative process, providing us with an opportunity to help ensure it achieves its objectives and yet also meets social and economic sustainability goals. 

We pride ourselves on our leading reputation, our expert multinational team, our uniquely high standards, and our resolute ethics, all of which have cemented our strong relationships with clients including the European Commission, UK Government & major international companies.

Find out more about our team below.

Our Approach

RPA is unique in that we are able to draw on a rich wealth of experience covering a varied spectrum of sectors to deliver high quality services which include:

  • Strategic analysis to assist decision makers with the development and implementation of sustainable policies
  • Engagement in regulatory compliance, for example, with the REACH (chemicals) Regulation
  • Stakeholder engagement, including workshops, drop-in sessions, interviews and questionnaires run by trained facilitators
  • Problem-specific methodology development and production of associated guidance
  • Qualitative and quantitative impact assessment (with development of scoring methodologies where required)
  • Project and policy evaluation including the use of cost/benefit analyses and ecosystem service frameworks, covering economic, social and environmental aspects
  • Systematic and comprehensive data collection, literature reviews,  information evaluation and summarisation

We undertake additional sectors and subject areas easily and efficiently, and have a wide range of freelance academic and industry experts who regularly support our work.

All of RPA's work is carried out to strict internal QA procedures, in line with BS EN ISO 9001.

Highly regarded for our superior services by clients, contemporaries and colleagues alike

Meet Our Team

RPA has a dedicated team of accomplished economists, scientists and ecologists, all with diverse qualifications, skills and extensive experience across economics and environmental fields, supported by an experienced communications/administration team.

Team Demographics

Male/Female Ratio


Colleagues with more than ten years consulting experience


Team members fluent in two or more languages


Team members with a Master’s Degree

  • Pete Floyd

    Pete Floyd

    Managing Director
  • Meg Postle

    Meg Postle

  • Teresa Fenn

    Teresa Fenn

    Technical Director
  • Panos Zarogiannis

    Panos Zarogiannis

    Technical Director
  • Rocio Salado

    Rocio Salado

    Principal Consultant
  • Tobe Nwaogu

    Tobe Nwaogu

    Principal Consultant
  • Dave Fleet

    Dave Fleet

    Principal Consultant
  • Anthony Footitt

    Anthony Footitt

    Principal Consultant
  • Elizabeth Daly

    Elizabeth Daly

    Senior Consultant

    Elizabeth Daly is a Senior Consultant with expertise in environmental economics and policy, flooding and climate change, and ecosystem services frameworks in the context of environmental regulation.

  • Daniel Vencovsky

    Daniel Vencovsky

    Senior Consultant

    Daniel Vencovsky is a Senior Consultant with expertise in European economic, social and environmental policy and regulation. He is fluent in Czech, English and German languages.

  • Marco Camboni

    Marco Camboni

    Senior Consultant

    Marco Camboni is an Enivronmental Economist with expertise in sustainable development and EU policy.  He is fluent in Italian, English and Spanish languages.

  • Sophie Upson

    Sophie Upson


    Sophie Upson is a Consultant with expertise in European environmental policy.

  • Carl Clarke

    Carl Clarke


    Carl Clarke is a Consultant with expertise in environmental sciences, chemicals and policy.  Carl is also Corporate Sustainability Officer for RPA.

  • Paul Ylioja

    Paul Ylioja


    Dr Paul Ylioja is a Consultant with expertise in organic and medicinal chemistry, and socioeconomic evaluation in relation to REACH. He is fluent in the Finnish language.

  • Tom Persich

    Tom Persich


    Tom Persich is a Consultant with expertise in environmental sciences in relation to the hazard profile and physicochemical properties of numerous chemicals as part of the REACH Authorisation process.  

  • Byron Georgalas

    Byron Georgalas


    Byron Georgalas is a Chemical Engineer with expertise in EU chemicals, transport and waste legislation compliance and technoeconomic systems. Byron is also fluent in Greek and English languages.

  • Tomaž Mikelj

    Tomaž Mikelj


    Tomaž Mikelj is a Consultant with expertise in economics and finance.

  • Michele Palladino

    Michele Palladino


    Dr Michele Palladino is a Consultant Economist with expertise in EU Policy and international development.

  • Andrew Turley

    Andrew Turley


    Andrew Turley is a Consultant specialising in chemicals impact assessment.

  • Scott Marshall

    Scott Marshall


    Scott Marshall is a Researcher with expertise in environmental law, risk management analysis and CLP Regulation.

  • Anna Heinevetter

    Anna Heinevetter


    Anna Heinevetter is a Researcher with expertise in the fields of international development and policy. She has fluent language skills in German, English and Dutch.

  • Jenny Miller

    Jenny Miller


    Jenny Miller is a Researcher with expertise in environmental sciences and economic policy.

  • Chloe Elding

    Chloe Elding


    Chloe Elding is a Researcher with expertise in applied ecology and conservation. 

  • Yvette Le Crom

    Yvette Le Crom


    Yvette Le Crom is a Researcher with expertise in marine and freshwater biology, and environmental economics.

  • Shaun Da Costa

    Shaun Da Costa


    Shaun Da Costa is a Researcher with expertise in development economics.

  • Diane Edwards

    Diane Edwards

    Head of Administration

    Diane Edwards is the Head of Administration at RPA, and she has been with the company since its inception in 1990.

  • Esther Reeve

    Esther Reeve

    Communications Officer

    Esther Reeve is Communications Officer for RPA and has expertise in brand management, event and project co-ordination, social media and public relations, and research and data analysis.