Professor Sean Moran

Managing Director, Expertise Ltd

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

sean.moran@expertise-limited.co.uk

 

Summary of Experience and Capability

 

Sean Moran is a Chartered Engineer with more than twenty-five years' experience in process design, commissioning and troubleshooting. He started his career with the international process engineering contractors Purac (now Doosan Enpure) and VA Tech WABAG, and has worked on projects across the UK in both water and pharmaceutical industries.

 

His specialist area is the treatment of both clean water and effluent and he has designed, commissioned and tendered for a vast range of projects, from individual residential plants and specialist industrial water and wastewater treatment units through to large municipal water treatment projects across the UK, Europe and the Middle East.

 

Sean is the author of three internationally-acclaimed IChemE textbooks. He is a Visiting Professor/Lecturer at the Universities of Manchester, Chester and PIEAS (Pakistan) where he teaches process design and water treatment. He also offers professional training to delegates across the world.

 

Qualifications

 

Eur Ing

European Professional Engineer (FEANI)

2013

PEng

Professional Engineer

2015

PGCHE

CEng

Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education

Chartered Engineer

2011

1995

MSc

Biochemical Engineering, University College London

1991

BSc

Science and the Environment, Leicester Polytechnic

1990

 

Vocational Courses

 

Confined Space Entry

First Aid

Off-road driving

Food Hygiene

 

 

Key Areas of Expertise

 

Design

Regional/National/International: Design, procurement and commissioning of water treatment plant, hydraulic design and commissioning consultancy for prestigious water feature projects, municipal water treatment works and international water treatment projects

 

Troubleshooting, remedial design and re-commissioning

 

Regional/National/International: projects for water, sewage and effluent treatment plant for municipal and private clients, at all scales of operation

Advisory

National: membership of UK Government Technical Advisory Panels in resource efficiency, environmental consultancy and biotechnology

 

Expert Witness & Consultancy

Regional/National/International - issues relating to water and wastewater treatment, associated commercial issues

 

Training

National/International: Bespoke training in Water Treatment and Process Engineering for private clients and public-access events worlwide.

Examples of Engineering & Training Projects Undertaken

 

Date

Project

2017-

Troubleshooting and re-design of sewage treatment plants at a commercial laboratory and a residential leisure/hotel complex.

2016

Confidential troubleshooting: industrial effluent treatment plant: UK client

2013-14

Confidential sewage and sludge treatment design consultancy: 3 UK clients

2012

EPC Groupe UK: troubleshooting and optimising effluent treatment

2012

Sonoco Alcore: troubleshooting dissolved air flotation plant at paper mill

2012

DP World (Southampton): Tender evaluation and consultancy for dissolved air flotation plant

2012

PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP: Consultancy associated with water treatment industry and equipment supply to inform M&A project

2011

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

2011

Construction Linx: Troubleshooting problems with commercial effluent treatment plant

2010-2012

Haryana Leather Chemicals Ltd (India): Remote troubleshooting of effluent treatment plant

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, operator training

2007

Engineered Products & Services, Ltd (Trinidad): Production of tender documentation for Ortoire Sewage Treatment Works

2005

John’s Water Services: Design of water treatment plant for tourist residential complex, Cape Verde

2004

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

2003-Date:

SLR Consulting Ltd: Commissioning of two water treatment plants, troubleshooting of various water and effluent treatment plants, Health, Safety and Environment surveys. Re-commissioning of sewage treatment plant

1999-2003

Geo Delft Environmental: Designed, specified and commissioned three temporary groundwater PCB treatment plants. Carried out pilot plant trials for new groundwater treatment plants. Operator Training.

1996-1999

(for MPS): Process engineering design of pharmaceutical and water treatment plants.

1995-1996

(for Birtley Engineering): Clean water, sewage, industrial effluent design, commissioning, process support, proposal preparation. Commissioning of sewage sludge thickening plant. Process design role at both contracts and commissioning stages for sludge treatment plant. Process design of overseas sewage treatment plant. Process design of all tendered plant.


 

1993-1995

(for Purac): Mostly clean water process and hydraulic design, competitive tendering.

1991-1993

(for Water Engineering/WABAG): Potable water, sewage, industrial effluent design, odour control plant design and tendering, proposal preparation.

 

Professional Training: Recent Projects

 

2017

Pakistan

Process Plant Design

 

2015

Qatar

Malaysia

Operation & Maintenance of Water & Effluent Treatment Plant

2014

Malaysia

Effective Wastewater & Sludge Treatment Plant Design

 

2013

Qatar

Abu Dhabi

UK

Operation & Maintenance of Water & Effluent Treatment Plant

Effective Wastewater & Sludge Treatment

Open Channel Hydraulics

 

2012

Oman

Qatar

Qatar, UK

UK (Swiss Client)

Management of Red Tide & Harmful Algal Blooms

Membrane Technologies

Advanced Water Minimisation Techniques

Effluent Management

 

2010

UK (Libyan Client)

Environmental Monitoring for the Oil Industry

 

2009

Abu Dhabi

Chemical Engineering for Non-Chemical Engineers

 

2007

Kuwait

Water Pollution Control

 

2006

UK (South African Client)

 

Process Plant Commissioning for the Oil & Gas Industries

1998-2005

UK, Oman, Dubai

HAZOP, Wastewater Plant Design