Seymour has over 23 years of civil engineering experience (water and the environment) across a variety of sectors in the UK and abroad including retail, education, major highways, rail, industrial, office and residential sectors. He spent 6 of these years as an Area hydrologist at the Environment Agency Wales, now Natural Resources Wales (Technical Hydrology and Water Resources Management Team). His experience includes, project management and several technical roles in water resources analysis and planning, low flows and flood hydrology, hydro-ecology and water quality.
Seymour’s experience also covers roles within multi-disciplinary strategic studies (at the Environment Agency) to implement specific European Union (EU) Directives in the UK such as the Water Framework Directive (Council Directive 2000/60/EC), Flood Directive (Directive 2007/60/EC) and Habitats Directive (Council Directive 92/43/EEC), as well as UK focussed strategic studies such as Catchment Flood Management Plans (CFMPs) and Catchment Abstraction Management Strategy (CAMS).
He is a registered member of the Engineering Council and the Society for the Environment, and holds the professional qualifications of CEng and CEnv respectively. Seymour is also a fellow of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and a chartered member (MCIWEM C.WEM) of the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management.