Dr. Robert Holmes, CEnv EurGeol is Senior Assoc. Joint Course Director of the College of Sustainability and Environmental Management. He is an environmental specialist with an academic background to doctorate level in geology and geochemistry. He is a Chartered Environmentalist, Chartered and European Geologist and a Principal Environmental Auditor. He worked in the waste management industry for 11 years from 1975 managing Cleanaway Limited's environmental team. He then worked for 15 years from 1985 to the end of 1998 in senior positions in the environmental consultancies Dames & Moore (now URS Corporation), Aspinwall & Company (now Enviros), Environmental Strategies (acquired by the Arcadis Group in 1995) and Geraghty & Miller International (Arcadis Group).