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Mike Quest

CEnv IEng BSc(Hons) MIHEEM MWMSoc

Mike has worked in water treatment and management for more than 20 years. He started his career in the water supply industry as a time served electrical-electronic engineer, installing and maintaining water and waste-water treatment process plant and equipment.

Mike’s experiences in the water industry include project and operational management, as well as business development and sales. In 2005 he started his own company (QES Ltd) specialising in legionella control and water hygiene. Having sold QES Ltd in 2011, Mike entered the world of independent consultancy and training and has supported and trained companies and people throughout the UK and Europe, and as far as the Middle East; from acute-care hospitals to prestigious hotels. Now trading as Peninsula Water Hygiene Ltd, his experience as a company founder and Director has also proved beneficial to a host of service organisations to whom he has provided his advice and assistance.

 

In 2010 Mike was elected to the Legionella Control Association’s management committee and in 2014 became a director of the newly formed limited company. He is now a Company Auditor for the LCA. Other current appointments include:

• Authorising Engineer (Water):

o    Bristol University Hospitals NHS Trust

o    Cardiff & Vale University NHS Health Board

o    Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Trust

o    Avon & Wiltshire NHS Mental Health Trust

o    University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

o    Princess Elizabeth Hospital Guernsey

• Auditor: Legionella Control Association

• Trainer: Eastwood Park Training Ltd

• Trainer: Water Management Society

Mike has presented papers at many conferences across the UK including Water Management Society events, Combatting Legionella, IOSH and Healthcare Estates meetings. Throughout his career Mike has maintained his learning; having completed an ONC & HND in Engineering as a young engineer, Mike went on to achieve a 1st class honours degree in Water & Environmental Management in 2003. He was awarded Incorporated Engineer by the Engineering Council in 2000 and subsequently became one of the UK’s first Chartered Environmentalist in 2004, shortly after the creation of the new Society for the Environment.