We help you understand and mitigate health and safety and engineering risks.

Our goal is to elevate your confidence.

Whether you need to find out what went wrong, urgently achieve good practice, or want to transform to world-class, talk with Finch.

We deal with compliance, reputation, productivity, enforcement and litigation risks. You may be assessing old plant, investing in a new process, buying a business, or need to mitigate an enforcement or litigation threat. In all these cases Finch will increase your confidence.

Finch is an award-winning business.

East Midlands Business Masters Award for Professional Services 2021

Midlands Business Award for Professional Services (£1 million+ turnover) 2022

Our Services

How can our business protect yours?


Great advice comes from listening, reflecting and focusing. We’ll partner with you to assess and optimise your operations, processes and people.

Consulting Services


A sound investigation is about tenacity, logic, and clarity. We offer reliable, incisive expert witness services across sectors.

Expert Services


Great representation is about experience, empathy, strategy, flexibility and honesty.

Legal Services


Excellent training is about understanding, curiosity, and pace. We can help your workforce gain the skills they need to do a great job.

Training Services

Finch Community

Our people and our partnerships

Paul Wood

Paul Wood

Senior Consultant

Richard Hoyle | Senior Consultant | Finch Consulting

Richard Hoyle

Senior Consultant

Sylvie Wright

Sylvie Wright


David Chapman | Chairman | Finch Consulting

David Chapman

Non-Executive Chairman

Michael Campbell | Senior Consultant | Finch Consulting | Electronics and Controls Engineering

Michael Campbell

Senior Consultant

Julia Thomas | Head of Legal | Finch Consulting

Julia Thomas

Joint Head of Legal

Melvin Sandell | Senior Consultant | Finch Consulting

Melvin Sandell

Principal Consultant

Howard Wheeler | Principal Consultant | Finch Consulting

Howard Wheeler

Principal Consultant

Meet our people

“What Finch do is far, far more important – they’re engineers first and foremost– who’ve then gone on to become experts in health and safety protocols and process. All of their main consultants have a depth of real world knowledge.”

Paul Leese, Chief Engineer, Pork Farms

“Finch has a very good nucleus of specialists, that’s the difference, they give me reassurance in what I do.”

Neil Butler, Managing Director, CE Generation


Memberships & Certifications


Selection of our clients

If you want to talk about how Finch can help your business, please contact [email protected]