Based in Melbourne, Australia, ChepENV was founded in 2014 by Nick Bennett who is an accomplished HSE professional, Certified by the Australian Institute of Health and Safety (AIHS), a full member of the Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists (AIOH), a full member of the Faculty of Asbestos Management Australia and New Zealand (FAMANZ, Risk Management) and accredited in the field of water damage restoration by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC). Nick is also a founding and current member of the establishment panel for the Australian RespFit program and the Australian branch of Workplace Health Without Borders (WHWB).
After completing University studies with majors in Chemistry, Geology and Biology, Nick's career began in the 1990s undertaking Hazmat and Occupational Hygiene consulting for local construction projects with a small firm in Melbourne. Sought after for his innovative yet practical approach to complex national and global projects, Nick moved into key technical and team management positions with large engineering design and certification businesses before establishing Chepstowe Environments. "ChepENV" has amassed experience and exposure on an exceptionally diverse range of projects across Australia and New zealand, as well as in China, UAE, North America, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam, the Solomon Islands and Fiji.