Ionie-Lee Smallwood

Senior Consultant - ADAS Climate & Sustainability

ADAS is the UK’s largest independent agricultural and environmental consultancy and provider of rural development and policy advice aimed at the two major issues of our time; securing food supply and enhancing the environment. Providing rural development, policy advice, consultancy and contracting services to a wide range of organisations in both the private and public sectors. ADAS’s work ranges from specific advice through strategic advice, policy advice and applied R&D to applied/strategic R&D.

ADAS is independent of, but fully understands government and commercial needs. Its expertise is based on evidence, underpinned by science, with its core disciplines focused on balancing profitable production with minimum environmental impact, reducing waste, water and energy use to ensure future sustainability.

We are proud to be at the leading edge of many science-based activities concerned with the key sustainable development issues facing society. These include innovative solutions for more sustainable land use, waste management, composting and energy production and use. ADAS is also actively working on climate change mitigation and adaptation, biodiversity, quality and quantity of water resources and animal health and welfare and ADAS continues to provide scientific excellence in all matters concerned with crop production.

Current external certifications and standards applying to relevant parts of ADAS include: ISO 9001 Quality Management, ISO14001 Environmental Management, OHSAS 18001:2007 Occupational Health and Safety Management (OHS), Good Laboratory Practice (GLP), Official Recognition of Efficacy Testing Organisations (ORETO), Joint Code of Practice for Research.