Per Astra

Due Diligence - Restructuring - Environmental Compliance

Anna Janas


"Never say never - the experience lasts longer than the hardship!"

Sectors of expertise
  • Agriculture
  • Environmental

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Environmental & Agricultural

Core Roles: Due Diligence, Compliance, Sustainability, Carbon Management, Asset Review, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA, SEIA), Agricultural Studies,Planning and Designing Projects under specific EU programs
Currently: Director and Lead Environmental Consultant Per Astra Management
Previously: Senior Environmental Consultant (RPS, London, UK)
Environmental Consultant (WSP Environmental, London, UK)

Experienced due diligence lead for environmental & operational functions

Skilled linguist fluent in Italian, French, Polish, Spanish & English; Experienced in many process industries:

  • Chemicals, power generation, coal mining, steel making, cement, ship building, food processing, pharmaceuticals, parts manufacture bio-mass and renewable energies, agro-business

Culturally aware - able to elucidate the facts from management teams unfamiliar with developed country standards

Experienced in entrepreneurial settings

Managed the establishment of the Milan office for WSP Environmental. Good contacts with EBRD and close ties with institutions specialised in the development and monitoring of international cooperation projects in the field of sustainable agriculture, plant health and crop protection, as well as planning activities, designing and implementing projects under the following European Commission programs: LIFE+, FP7, and TEMPUS. 

Conducted studies in many challenging circumstances:

  • Kazakhstan
  • Ukraine
  • Russia (including Siberia)
  • Mongolia
  • China
  • Poland
  • Mexico
  • Ivory Coast

"Per aspera ad Astra" - Seneca; ca. 4 BC - AD 65