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Enviresearch Joins the RSK Group

RSK Group Limited, a leading integrated environmental, engineering and technical services business, has from Tuesday 2nd March 2021 acquired Enviresearch, a leading regulatory and risk assessment services provider to the global chemical industry. The Enviresearch group comprises Enviresearch Limited, Enviresearch Technologies Limited and Enviresearch Portugal Unipessoal Lda.

RSK is a fully integrated, environmental, engineering and technical services group consisting of over 100 businesses and employing more than 6,000 specialists. The group is headquartered in the United Kingdom and has an established presence in over 35 countries throughout Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and South America. With a turnover of over £250m, the company was ranked the third largest environmental consultancy in the UK by Environment Analyst in its 2019 Market Assessment Report.  They have also been named in the Sunday Times Top Track 250 and International Track 200 which rank the largest privately-owned British businesses by sales. 

Christina Lye, Enviresearch Commercial Director, will become Enviresearch Managing Director. Christina will be supported by the existing leadership team at Enviresearch as it joins RSK’s Agriculture, Land and Property Management (ALPM) division under the direction of Ian Strudwick.

Christina Lye comments, “We’re delighted to be joining RSK, and we’re excited to explore the many new opportunities it presents to us and the wider RSK group. We look forward to broaden our horizons and creating many new relationships along the way.”

Ian Strudwick, RSK’s ALPM Divisional Director, says, “We are excited to help Enviresearch grow and diversify further and will be exploring opportunities for collaboration with existing RSK companies such as CEA, which sits in ADAS, and NET, which is part of our WRc business. Working together and sharing resources should see us win some great projects.” 

“I am delighted to welcome the Enviresearch team to RSK,” adds RSK Chief Executive Officer and founder Alan Ryder. “The business’ track record providing expert regulatory and risk assessment services to the global chemical industry is complementary to our existing workstreams but will greatly increase our position in these sectors. It’s established presence in Portugal will also strengthens our existing European footprint, a key aim for our growing business.”

Enviresearch is RSK’s 13th acquisition of the 2020/2021 financial year. RSK is actively investing in the development of new businesses and bolt-on complementary businesses, as well as equipment and facilities, to provide end-to-end solutions to a wide, international client base.


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