Insurance Industry Working Group of the UK and Ireland Spill Association Ltd (UKIreSpill-IWG)

Terms of Reference

1. Key Objective

Through collaborative working to generate a communication strategy to the insurance industry that highlights the importance of best practice and use of accredited contractors to manage and execute the clean-up of pollution incidents. This may well involve creation of events, networking, promotion opportunities for all members of UKIreSpill and ISAS.


2. Group Composition

The UKIreSpill-IWG will comprise all inland focussed members drawn from the following groups:

  • Corporate members
  • ISAS Inland Accredited Members


3. Initial Phase of Work – develop a communication strategy to present to both Boards

  • To create a list of relevant contacts to include insurers, loss adjusters, publications and trade associations
  • To seek permission to contact those on this list to ensure compliance with GDPR
  • To develop a communication strategy to be approved by UKIreSpill and ISAS Boards


4. Second Phase of Work – implement initial communication strategy

  • Expand working group with and additional member from each Board
  • Invite OAMPS to join working group
  • Implement agreed communication strategy
  • Review at end Q1 2021


5. Third Phase of Work post Q1 2021 – establish permanent working group

  • Confirm working group composition and frequency of events and communication
  • UKIreSpill-IWG to meet a minimum of quarterly and may meet face to face or virtually
  • A greater frequency of meetings may be agreed to assist in organising events, exhibition opportunities etc


6. Key Responsibilities once at Phase 3

  • To oversee and assist in the delivery of UKIreSpill-IWG marketing and social media opportunities
  • To oversee and assist in the delivery of two relevant webinars, a conference and other networking events throughout the year


7. Membership

Gerard McDaid – MEL Environmental
Dan Jones – OHAS/Adler and Allan
Ruaraidh McKinnon – RSK Raw
Karl Jones – OAMPS
Nick Mullen – Seed Environmental
Mathew Renshaw – Crawfords Environmental Consultancy
Andrew Kyle – EFI Global