Meet the team


Managing Director

Damien Eaves BSc(Hons) Dip.Occ.Hyg., CMFOH, MIOA, MWMSoc

Damien is a Chartered Occupational Hygienist and Chartered Member of the Faculty of Occupational Hygiene in the British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS). He has over 15 years of experience in worker health protection in many different workplaces.

Damien is also a Member of the Institute of Acoustics and the Water Management Society. In addition to the above Damien is Chair of the BOHS Learning and Training Committee and also sits on the UK’s Construction Dust Partnership run by the HSE.

Occupational Hygienist

Alex Taylor

Alex is an Occupational Hygienist at Validate Consulting, conducting noise, exposure and LEV assessments for many companies in the UK. He has experience of working in varied types of industries including large manufacturing sites, food factories, mines, glass and timber sites. Before working at Validate he was an Occupational Health Operations Manager, organising and managing a team of occupational health nurses.

Occupational Hygienist

Laura Morris

Laura is an Occupational Hygienist at Validate Consulting, conducting many different types of assessments including, EMF, legionella, noise and vibration surveys.

Laura graduated from Manchester University with a 1st in Biology and also studied toxicology as part of her degree. She has a passion for worker health protection.

Occupational Hygienist

Ben Renshaw

Ben is an asbestos specialist and Occupational Hygienist at Validate Consulting, with more than 13 yrs experience in consultancy, he currently undertakes noise surveys and personal exposure monitoring around the UK.


In addition to the full-time staff, Validate Consulting built long-term relationships with a network of specialist associates covering many associated services including:

  • PUWER Risk assessments
  • DSEAR Risk assessments
  • Environmental noise assessments
  • Confined Space Risk assessments
  • Ergonomic assessments
  • Environmental Auditing

To name but a few.

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