Stepan Ruzicka joined the practice in 2003, becoming Associate in 2004 and Director in 2007. Stepan founded Ramboll UK's environmental consultancy service, which he manages from our London office.
To the role, he brings a background in scientific research and more than a decade's experience as an environmental consultant. Areas of particular expertise include environmental impact assessment, contaminated land assessment, land reclamation, remediation design and due diligence auditing.
Stepan is a fluent communicator with excellent understanding of the pressures faced by clients, regulators and planning authorities. He is expert in clarifying and resolving environmental issues, often through identifying ways to manage risk appropriately. His knowledge of relevant legislation, including liability, is comprehensive and current.
Within Ramboll UK, Stepan is responsible for internal environmental reviews across all disciplines and is often called upon to provide first level specialist input to projects — particularly with regard to risk. He has lectured at Leeds University and the University of East London, and publishes regularly on aspects of environmental consultancy.