Alison Carruthers is a hydrogeologist with 20 years’ experience in groundwater and contaminated land. She is a Chartered Geologist, a Specialist in Land Condition and is on the Steering Group for the East Land Quality Forum. She currently provides technical direction and support to the Contaminated Land Team and Groundwater Team at Mott MacDonald. Her specialist expertise is in groundwater contamination, risk assessment and modelling of contaminant fate and transport, from point source hydrocarbons and solvents to catchment scale nitrates. She has managed a contaminated land team and a portfolio of projects relating to brownfield, in the UK, Middle East, Africa and Eastern Europe. Alison is currently an Account Leader responsible for the commercial success of water sector projects in Mott MacDonald’s Environment Division.