[10/09/12] International engineering consultancy firm Hilson Moran has promoted Chris Birch to Director of Sustainability for the UK. Chris manages a specialist team of twenty sustainability experts, including a dedicated research and development function and has responsibility for the delivery of high quality sustainability services to internal design teams and external clients.
Chris has over 20 years’ experience as a sustainability consultant and has been working at Hilson Moran since 2002. His main areas of expertise are sustainable masterplanning, environmental impact assessments and green building design and certification. During his time at Hilson Moran Chris has been involved with many key projects including; the Shell Centre masterplan, the Lakeside Shopping Centre extension and a number of schemes on the Kings Cross masterplan.
Chris Plummer, Managing Director of Hilson Moran, said: “The sustainability agenda is very important to our clients and underpins a huge amount of our work. Chris Birch and his team ensure that our clients have access to the most up-to-date thinking in the field and a team of experts with detailed knowledge of all aspects of sustainability.”