About us

About us

Established in 1973, the National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC) was set up by the UK Government to provide emergency response support to incidents involving hazardous chemicals.

Over the past 40 years we have developed an in-depth knowledge of the global chemical marketplace and its critical interactions with stakeholders – from regulator to supply chain. Our knowledge and expertise places us in a unique position to understand and support our customers manage chemical and wider business risk – from emergency response to supply and transport regulations.

We have a global understanding of issues relating to chemical safety and legislation, built through many years of horizon scanning and response to policy. Our regulatory insight and strong international networks inform our global regulatory knowledge base.

Today, we not only specialise in chemical emergency response and related chemical supply and transport regulations but also have a broad range of crisis and business continuity services to help our customers deal with all types of incidents.

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Jonathan Gibbard

Practice Director

+44 (0) 1235 753654

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