David Edwards, Tascomi Non-Executive Director, has been presented with a leading environmental health award having been recognised for his positive contributions to improving health and wellbeing.

Organised by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH), the leading professional membership body for environmental health professionals, the CIEH Awards took place in Westminster and David Edwards was presented with the prestigious Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award 2016 at a distinguished ceremony held at the House of Lords.

David Edwards

CIEH President, Tim Everett, Tascomi Non-Executive Director, David Edwards, Chair of the CIEH Board of Trustees, Andy Statham

David Edwards has worked in Environmental Health for over 30 years and as a Non-Executive Director at Tascomi he brings with him an in depth knowledge of business development and innovation, along with Food Safety Systems, having been a founding Director of CMi PLC, a UK brand leader, employing more that 200 environmental health professionals – now part of NSF International.

The CIEH Awards are an annual ceremony which recognise and celebrate organisations and individuals who have made a positive contribution to improving business performance or improving people’s health and wellbeing.

The awards recognised those who work within the field of environmental health across the public and private sectors and the judging panel included CIEH Chief Executive, Anne Godfrey, CIEH President, Tim Everett, Ellie Greenwood, of the Local Government Association, and Peter Mather, a Regional Safety Business Partner for Sainsbury’s.

CIEH Chief Executive, Anne Godfrey, said: “Environmental health professionals are often unseen and unheard, despite doing some of the most important jobs which fundamentally help businesses to grow and improve people’s health and wellbeing. The CIEH Awards are presented to those professionals who have really made a positive difference for the benefit of people, communities and local businesses and I would like to congratulate David Edwards for an excellent entry.”

Richard Martin, Tascomi Managing Director said: “Tascomi is very fortunate to have a Non-Executive of David’s calibre within our Board of Directors. His vast knowledge and experience within the Environmental Health sector provides Tascomi with a unique and much sought-after business perspective that is key to the markets we serve. We are delighted that David has been recognised for his substantial contribution to Environmental Health over the last 30 years.”