International Division Director
RSK Environment LLC
Dr Upton has a PhD in geology and hydrogeology and over 30 years experience in environmental management, due diligence and risk based site remediation. Dr Upton has worked throughout Europe, Africa and the Middle East (EAME) working with the upstream and downstream arms of International Oil and Gas Companies and large petrochemical companies. Recently Dr Upton has managed RSK’s corporate remediation management programmes for BP, Shell and Total across the EAME region addressing soil and groundwater impact from refineries, distribution and retail networks. Dr Upton’s experience in Iraq is based on the risk assessment and remedial design work delivered on behalf of the Rumaila Operating Organisation where he was responsible for developing the design and implementation procedures and processes for the Rumaila field Priority Sites Remediation programme, which aims to reduce the impact associated with past produced water management practices.