Terrafirma  are delighted to announce the appointment of several young professionals, as well as the recent addition of renowned mining engineer, Chris Milne as Technical Director, reflecting Terrafirma’s continued commitment to technical excellence and education. As a market disruptor, Terrafirma have undergone rapid expansion over the past four years; our team of expert geologists, engineers and scientists are widely recognised across the lending, insurance and financial risk sectors as pioneers in ground and sub-ground data, information, risk assessment and reporting solutions.
Edward Ramstedt has joined as Business Development Manager. Ed graduated with a first-class degree in Geography and Environmental Management in 2011 and has worked on research projects focused on renewable energy, water abstraction and environmental impacts. He established himself in the world of consumer publishing, working for both BBC Music and BBC Countryfile Magazine’s in commercially focused roles before joining Terrafirma in 2019. As Business Development Manager, Ed heads up market research and development of new Terrafirma products and services by applying innovative solutions to managing environmental risk.
Evy Hughes has joined the Operations Team in the position of Geologist, Evy graduated with a first-class degree in Geology with Petroleum Geology from the University of Aberdeen. After graduating Evy worked as a sales administrator before joining the team in June 2019. Within Terrafirma Evy is responsible for carrying out daily property ground risk reports, delivering client quality assured risk assessments while also working towards her Chartership to progress and broaden her skills.
Victoria Stinchcombe joined Terrafirma in May 2019 as Graphic Designer and Marketing Coordinator. A graduate from the University of Portsmouth with four years industry knowledge and experience within Graphic and Digital Design; Vicky is responsible for the creation and distribution of print, digital and email marketing material. A former Secondary School Teacher and graduate from the University of Gloucestershire, Vicky previously taught Design and Technology to GCSE level.
Tom Backhouse, CEO and founder of Terrafirma said: “It is an exciting and positive next step for Terrafirma, as we expand our capacity to support existing products and services and develop new opportunities in the UK and abroad. Terrafirma are unique, representing a voice for change and innovation, being one of only a handful of companies that have set out on a journey for positive disruption in the use of environmental data and ground and mining risk assessment.”