Foord is an Environmental Consultant at Kongiwe Environmental. He has completed an M.Sc. in Environmental Management (cum laude) and has previous field and data collection experience with environmental noise. He is assisting on all major projects with duties ranging from research and reporting to field visits to stakeholder engagement.

He started at Kongiwe Environmental as an intern as part of the Ubuntu Environmental Services Groen Sebenza programme. The Ubuntu Environmental Services Groen Sebenza Programme is a Department of Environmental Affairs funded initiative, that ensures that young professionals are mentored and taught the right skills to help develop and establish their professional careers.