Professor EUR ING Sean Moran CEng PEng CWEM FIET FSPE MCIWEM SFHEA PGCHE MSc BSc

+44 (0)1629 826482/ (0)7538 755797

sean.moran@expertise-limited.co.uk

www.expertise-limited.co.uk; uk.linkedin.com/in/sean-moran-979b5414


Qualifications

 

CEng

Chartered Engineer

1995

PEng

Professional Engineer

2017

CWEM

Chartered Waste Manager

2017

FSPE

FIET

Fellow of the Society of Professional Engineers

Fellow of IET

2017

2018

MCIWEM

Member of CIWEM

2017

EUR ING

FEANI

2013

SFHEA

Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

2011

PGCHE

University of Nottingham

2011

MSc

Biochemical Engineering, University College London

1991

BSc

Science and the Environment, Leicester Polytechnic

1990


Profile

 

Sean Moran is a Chartered Engineer with over twenty-five years’ experience in process design, commissioning and troubleshooting. He started his career with the international process engineering contractors Purac (now Doosan) and VA Tech WABAG, and worked on many water and environmental engineering projects worldwide before setting up his own consultancy practice in 1996.

 

His specialist area is the design, commissioning of water, sewage and industrial effluent treatment plants and he has designed, commissioned and consulted on a vast range of projects, from individual residential plants and specialist industrial units through to large municipal projects across the UK, Europe and the Middle East.

 

Sean is an award-winning University Professor and the author of three textbooks for the Institution of Chemical Engineers on process plant design, plant layout, and water treatment plant design.


Key Areas of Expertise

 

Design

Design, procurement and commissioning for national and international water, sewage and effluent treatment projects; hydraulic design and commissioning consultancy for prestigious water feature projects; design textbook authorship

 

Troubleshooting Consultancy

 

Troubleshooting, remedial design and re-commissioning of water, sewage and effluent treatment plants for municipal and private clients, at all scales of operation

 

Advisory

Membership of UK Government Technical Advisory Panels in water and resource efficiency, environmental consultancy and biotechnology

 

Expert Witness & Consultancy

Expert witness in contractual, tort and taxation disputes; technical assistance with planning objections; due diligence for mergers & acquisitions projects

 

Training

Bespoke lecturing and training in water and process engineering for universities, private clients and public-access events worldwide

 

Examples of Projects Undertaken

 

2017

Multiple clients: consultancy on malfunctioning industrial effluent treatment plants

CPR Part 35 Expert Witness Instruction: contractual dispute relating to design and construction of an industrial effluent treatment plant (settled)

Overseas Expert Witness Instruction (Russia): contractual dispute relating to design of specialist water treatment equipment

1999-2016

Multiple clients: Production of Advisory Expert Witness Reports on problems with industrial and municipal effluent treatment plants

2016

(Various confidential private clients): Design, troubleshooting, modification and commissioning of packaged and custom designed sewage and effluent treatment plants in residential, municipal and industrial settings

CPR Part 35 Expert Witness Instruction – contractual dispute relating to design and construction of effluent treatment plant works(settled)

Overseas Expert Witness Instruction (Austria) – contractual dispute relating to design and construction of produced water treatment plant works (settled)

2015

CPR Part 35 Single Joint Expert Instruction – contractual dispute relating to completion of effluent treatment plant works (settled)

CPR Part 35 Expert Witness Instruction – hydraulics and drainage dispute, including evidence at County Court (judgement for my client)

2013-2014

(Three confidential private clients): Product design and development consultancy for sewage and sludge treatment

2013-2014

CPR Part 35 Expert Witness Instruction from confidential client – taxation dispute relating to sewage sludge treatment (settled)

CPR Part 35 Expert Witness Instruction – contractual dispute relating to specification/installation of sewage treatment plant (settled)

2012

CPR Part 35 Expert Witness Instruction – dispute relating to the operation of a municipal sewage treatment works (settled)

2012

University of Nottingham, Super-Critical Water Oxidation Research Group: Outline engineering design of a super-critical water oxidation plant

2012

EPC Groupe UK: troubleshooting and optimising effluent treatment at explosives manufacturing plant

2012

PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP: Consultancy associated with water treatment industry and equipment suppliers, to inform a merger and acquisition transaction

2011

Rawat Dar Al Handasa Iraqi: Hydraulic design and surge analysis for river intake structure, pumping station and twin 11km pipelines for Ramadi Water Treatment Plant, Iraq

2011

Heyworth: Technical expert consultancy for planning objection

2011

UK Marine & Coastguard Agency via SLR Consulting Ltd: Development of a decision-making tool to be used in the response to coastal oil spills

2010-2012

Barratt Homes via Wilson Bailey Partnership Ltd: Troubleshooting problems with domestic sewage treatment plant, design and commissioning of solution

2009-2010

Colorcon Ltd: Troubleshooting problems with pharmaceutical effluent treatment plant, design and commissioning of solutions

2005-2007

The Kerrygold Co, Ltd: Technical expert consultancy supporting a planning objection to a sewage pumping station near a cheese distribution depot

Johns Water Services: Design of SWRO and MBR Plants for holiday development in Cape Verde

2004

Campbell’s Grocery Products: Design and procurement of industrial effluent treatment plant for a food production facility

2003-2012

SLR Consulting Ltd: Commissioning of two water treatment plants, troubleshooting of various water and effluent treatment plants, PCB treatment consultancy, Health Safety and Environment surveys

2002

Alnwick Castle, UK: Hydraulic and process design of new water features for stately home


2001-2010

Envirowise: Provision of advice on environmental, water and effluent treatment matters to many hundreds of UK businesses on behalf of the government-funded Envirowise programme. 150+ site visits. Provided extensive advice on solid waste minimisation and handling, and landfill waste acceptance criteria.

1996-1999

Astra Zeneca Pharmaceuticals: Design of effluent treatment plant, completion of HAZOP study

1993-1995

Jellyholm Water Treatment Works: Refurbishment of the existing drinking water filter station to two-stage DAF and RGF (5.4M project) to deal with HAB

1991-1993:

Design of Riva Sewage Works, Turkey ($1.8Bn project)


Employment

 

2016-Date

 

1999-Date

University of Chester

Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor

Expertise Limited

Managing Director & Principal Consultant

2011-2015

University of Nottingham

Associate Professor of Chemical & Environmental Engineering

1996-1999

M.P.S.

Technical/Commercial Director

1995-1996

Birtley Engineering

Senior Proposals Engineer

1993-1995

Purac (Now Enpure)

Proposals Engineer, Senior Process Engineer

1991-1993

Water Engineering (Now WABAG)

Projects Engineer



 

Memberships

 

Chartered Member, CIWEM

2017-

Editorial Board Member, Ullmann’s Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

2017-

Senior Fellow, Higher Education Academy

2011-


Awards

 

Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professorship

2017

Lord Dearing Award for Teaching & Learning, University of Nottingham

2013

Exxon Mobil Excellence in Teaching Award

2012

Royal Academy of Engineering, Professional Development Award

2011


Relevant Training

 

Writing Expert Reports (Advanced)

Prosols

2016

Expert Witness Report Writing

Expert Witness Institute

2013

Cross Examination Skills

Expert Witness Institute

2013

Successful Communication at Experts’ Meetings

ProSols

2014