We are delighted to announce that Stewart Ower of Compass Environmental and Oilshield, has this week been appointed Chairman of the International Spill Accreditation Scheme (ISAS). With over 25 years experience of managing spill incidents, Stewart is a well recognised figure within this specialist sector.
ISAS is the newly formed accreditation body for companies and organisations involved in spill response and remediation activities.
Speaking after chairing his first meeting, Stewart said “I’m honoured to be asked to be the first chairman of ISAS. Our purpose will be to set, maintain and monitor standards within the spill response industry; develop best practice; promote the services of our accredited responders; encourage innovation and provide technical support and guidance to our members. The board of ISAS comprises of individuals with huge talent and experience within the marine and inland spill sectors and I am very much looking forward to working with the board to deliver on our objectives.”
Stewart is responsible for managing the response to spillage incidents within the Oilshield scheme so it is good to know that our Oilshield clients are in the very best hands when it matters most!