Our Team

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Enda Colfer - Managing Director

Enda is the Managing Director of TEP and brings over fifteen years’ experience of working in environmental consultancy to the business.  Based in United Arab Emirates for the past seven years, Enda’s experience has seen him involved in a broad range of projects including environmental impact assessments, environmental auditing and due diligence and waste management across Europe, America and the Middle East.

During his time in Dubai Enda has worked with clients including the Presidency for Meteorology and the Environment in Saud Arabia, Masdar in UAE, Qatar Foundation, GE and Goldman Sachs. Enda has a degree in Agricultural and Environmental Science from University College Dublin and a Masters in Environmental Engineering from Pennsylvania State University.  Prior to TEP, Enda worked for a global engineering consultancy and at the European Commission in Brussels.



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Simon Pickup - Head of Environmental Planning

Simon is TEP’s Head of Environmental Planning with over 13 years of experience in consultancy. He is a specialist in Environmental & Social Impact Assessment, Strategic Environmental Assessment, the provision of masterplanning advice and the development of planning controls from an environmental perspective.

Simon has extensive experience working on a wide range of projects and other environmental assessment projects in the Middle East, Africa, UK and Australia. He has wide ranging experience in undertaking environmental assessments in accordance with international best practice, including to World Bank and IFC standards.

Simon contributes to projects in both a technical and project management capacity, and has significant experience of environmental planning and sustainability issues, working closely with statutory and non-statutory organisations, planners, architects, construction staff and non-specialists.  


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Charles Faulkner - Head of Environment, Health and Safety

Charles is the Head of the Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) team with over ten years of knowledge within the field of EHS. He is a specialist in hazardous materials and Asbestos management, and over the years has gained extensive experience and accumulated numerous industry related professional qualifications.

Working closely with various Middle Eastern regulatory bodies Charles has assisted Clients to meet their various legislative requirements, and has even consulted on the content and implementation of the Abu Dhabi Asbestos management legislation and Codes of Practice (CoP).

Charles has worked in a diverse range of onshore and offshore environments, and provided bespoke Asbestos and hazardous waste consultancy services tailored to projects in such sectors as heavy industry, oil and gas, governmental, healthcare, educational, residential and commercial. Based in the Middle East, Charles has completed hazardous materials management projects in the UK, UAE, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Algeria, Lebanon, Iraq, Equatorial Guinea, and Djibouti.