Viridor Energy Recovery Facilities

Viridor is one of the UK’s leading recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies. Viridor are investing £1.2bn in a fleet of new build Energy Recovery Facilities in the UK to provide the infrastructure they require to efficiently recover energy from the domestic and commercial residual waste that cannot be recycled by its network of recycling facilities.

The new fleet consists of seven facilities in Ardley, Beddington, Cardiff, Glasgow, Runcorn, Peterborough and Exeter. Faithful+Gould provided risk management services for all seven facilities.

A process was required for identifying and managing the threats and opportunities associated with the successful delivery of the new fleet that took into account the differing stakeholders, project environments and varying geographical locations of the facilities.

Using our extensive knowledge of BS ISO 31000:2009 we developed an easy to use risk and opportunity template and associated guidance documentation. An audit of the seven projects was undertaken with the project delivery teams through a series of facilitated workshops and interviews delivered across the UK. This audit provided each of the teams with a baseline quantified risk and opportunity register to use to help manage their projects.

It also gave senior management the confidence that the project delivery teams were adopting a proactive and repeatable approach to managing threats and realising opportunities. 

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