Carl Clarke is a Senior Consultant at RPA and has a BSc (Hons) in Environmental Sciences with a Year in Industry. His experience covers assessment of impacts, options analysis and evaluation work for a range of public and private sector clients, including the UK Environment Agency, industrial associations and the European Commission. He has worked on a range of topics in the environmental field including water quality, coastal erosion and adaptation and flood risk management. Carl also has experience of work in the fields of policy and chemicals including regulatory fitness checks and evaluations (e.g. relating to the CLP Regulation and Detergents Regulation) and impact assessments (e.g. relating to biocidal product active substances and product specific legislation).
He has been involved in studies assessing the economic cost of flood impacts as well as undertaking several benefits assessments to identify water quality related impacts resulting from measures to reduce mine water inputs from former coal and metal mines across the UK. Carl has been involved in evaluating rollback and leaseback schemes in coastal change pathfinder projects with regards to adaptation to coastal erosion. He has also undertaken assessments of the regulatory, socio-economic and environmental impacts of changes in classification for a number of chemical substances.
As part of his work, Carl regularly undertakes desk-based research, data collation, interpretation and analysis and stakeholder engagement through a variety of sources (such as meetings, telephone interviews, workshops and Internet based questionnaires).