We have extensive practical and academic experience in our field
Herrington Consulting Ltd was established in April 2005 and is a consulting practice that specialises in coastal engineering and flood risk management. As well as extensive practical and academic experience in this field we also employ state-of-the-art computational models to provide our clients with the best advice and design solutions.
Our client base ranges from small private developers, looking to minimise the risk of flooding to new development sites, to government bodies seeking advice on flood risk and coastal management on a wider scale.Client List & Case studies ›
Key Members of Staff
Simon Herrington is the founder of Herrington Consulting and has over 16 years of experience in coastal engineering and flood risk management in both the private and public sector and is a Chartered Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) and the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM). As well as gaining extensive experience in coastal process modelling, detailed design of coastal and maritime schemes, construction supervision, and flood risk management, he was also a member of the steering group responsible for the development of Defra's Procedural Guidance for Shoreline Management Plans (SMP).
Simon Herrington is currently a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers Maritime Engineering Advisory Panel and is also the Technical Secretary to the South East Coastal Group. Simon H is responsible for the Daylight & Sunlight, and the Coastal Sectors of the Consulting Practice.
Simon Maiden-Brooks became a Partner in Herrington Consulting in 2011 and is responsible for the Flood Risk Management and Draiange Sectors of the Consulting Practice. Simon (M-B) specialises in developing the numerical modelling division of Herrington Consulting, has a Masters degree in Environmental Coastal Engineering, an honours degree in Ocean Science with Underwater Studies and is also a Member of the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM). Simon is a Chartered Engineer (C.Eng), as well as a Chartered Water and Environment Manager (C.WEM).
With over 15 years experience in the water industry in both the public and private sectors, Simon's extensive experience in coastal process modelling, and 1D hydraulic & 2D hydrodynamic flood modelling ensures Herrington Consulting delivers exceptional results using the most cutting edge numerical models on the market. Simon's comprehensive background in water science, hydraulic engineering and numerical modelling has helped our clients realise the full development potential of some very challenging sites within flood risk areas.
Finance Director and Office Manager
Claire is responsible for managing the practice’s accounts, procurement and commissioning activities. Claire is the primary contact for most clients and provides a friendly and personable service, answering all financial queries. Claire is also responsible for ensuring the smooth day-to-day running of the office.
Senior Coastal and Flood Risk Analyst
Alison holds a first class Masters degree in Earth and Ocean Sciences from the University of Waikato, New Zealand. With extensive experience in sediment transport, hydrodynamic and morphology modelling in marine environments Alison provides analytical expertise to the coastal services provided by Herrington Consulting. Alison has professional experience working in both the public and private sectors within the UK and has extensive experience in Flood Risk Management. Alison is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Water and Environmental Management (MCIWEM) and is currently working towards becoming a Chartered Scientist.