Faithful+Gould Appoints Head of Sustainability

Jenny Malem
Renowned industry expert Dr Neil Kirkpatrick has been appointed by Faithful+Gould as head of sustainability for the Middle East.

Neil has been appointed as part of the integrated project and programme management consultancy’s drive to invest in its sustainability capability. Neil is both Estidama Pearl qualified and a global sustainability assessment system (GSAS) certified green professional. He has more than 30 years’ experience in the UK, the UAE and Qatar, including high profile roles advising government, developers and royalty, as well as the European commission.

Neil’s expertise includes providing project management and technical advice for master planning, design and construction across the full spectrum of property and infrastructure projects and programmes.

"Neil is recognised as an international authority on sustainability issues so it’s a major coup for us to have him on board."

Campbell Gray, Faithful+Gould's Middle East Managing Director

Campbell Gray, Faithful+Gould’s Middle East managing director says: “Neil is recognised as an international authority on sustainability issues so it’s a major coup for us to have him on board. He significantly strengthens our offering at a critical time, enabling us to work even more closely with clients to help develop strategies that maximise the commercial benefits associated with the design and construction of better, more sustainable buildings and developments.”

Neil adds: “I've been hugely encouraged by the change in client expectations and understanding of sustainability which I’ve witnessed in the region during the past two to three years. Sustainability is now at the heart of many clients’ programmes and there’s a huge appetite for the best practice support and expertise which we’re looking to deliver.”

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