Sweco Appoints New Buildings Services Director To Continue Business Growth

Sweco Appoints New Buildings Services Director To Continue Business Growth

26 April 2017

Leading engineering, environment and energy consultancy Sweco UK has bolstered its buildings team with the appointment of a new building services director in the North of England.

Craig Wilson, who has 35 years’ experience in the engineering industry, has joined Sweco after working as a director for several leading consultancy practices in the industry. He brings with him particular experience in design management, leadership and technical delivery of large-scale projects in both the UK and abroad and will work with Sweco’s buildings teams in Manchester, Leeds and Newcastle.

Craig’s appointment further enhances Sweco’s buildings offer as it looks forward to growth and the expansion of its client base.

Welcoming Craig to the business, Geoffrey Palmer, Sweco’s operations director and business unit manager for buildings, said: “Craig’s appointment to the buildings team in Manchester will further strengthen our already growing buildings business and enhance our offering, particularly in northern England.

“I am pleased Craig has joined the business, as his relationships with many of our colleagues, and ability to provide truly joined-up thinking in multi-disciplinary projects, will help with the continued success of our buildings team. We are also looking forward to expanding and diversifying the clients we work with and the projects we deliver.”

Craig, who will be based in Manchester, has a broad spread of engineering experience and throughout his career has delivered complex building projects in a wide range of sectors, including the development of healthcare, sport and leisure, aviation, education, retail, and research and manufacturing facilities.

Commenting on his appointment, Craig said: "Having come from a multi-disciplinary engineering background I am delighted to be joining Sweco and to be part of the company’s ambitious plans for growth. It is exciting to be joining a company with the technical excellence and drive Sweco has to diversify clients and projects throughout the UK.

“I know from experience that Sweco’s buildings team works in partnership with its clients to deliver innovative and industry-leading projects and I am looking forward to further enhancing this reputation.”

In the UK, Sweco employs 800 people and has particular expertise in the fields of energy, transportation, environment, asset management, sustainable buildings and water. It consults on major projects nationwide via its network of offices in Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, London, Maidenhead, Manchester, Newcastle, Peterborough and Solihull. For further information Sweco visit www.sweco.co.uk.

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