Gorton Consultancy Ltd (GCL)

Gorton Consultancy Ltd provides a complete range of environmental consultancy services both through our own in-house expertise and through the experience and skills of our associates. Our services focus on the response to oil and chemical incidents but cover the full spectrum of environmental services and project management. Gorton Consultancy Ltd provides a full range of advice and consultancy services in respect to oil and chemical spill response.
These services include response preparedness as well as incident management.
Main tasks in the project

  • In depth analysis of current knowledge and identification of technological gaps (WP1 lead)
  • Consultancy tasks field tests (WP8)
  • Participation in the Technology Transfer Committee
Joe Small - Contact this person by email

Joe Small is the owner and managing director of Gorton Consultancy Limited and Gorton Response Limited. Joe has over 35 years of operational experience of oil and chemical, salvage and search and rescue operations. He was the UK’s On-Scene Commander between 1992 and 1997 which included the BRAER and SEA EMPRESS incidents before returning to the private sector and developing spill response stockpiles in 12 countries around the world. He is currently a consultant to IMO, IPIECSA, IOC and the World Bank.