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About KLH Sustainability
Changing mind sets and ways of working to enable successful implementation of sustainability
 Our People
 Kirsten Henson
Kirsten holds a Masters Degree in Civil Engineering and a second Masters in Engineering for Sustainable Development from Cambridge University.
Kirsten has contributed to a number of master planning projects, providing technical advice on setting sustainability strategy, implementation and delivery. Her most notable contribution to date is on the London 2012 Olympic Park where her technical knowledge and ability to engage and inspire significantly influenced the planning, design and construction of the infrastructure and venues. She is also a technical advisor to the United Nations Environment Programme focussing on sport and sustainability.
Kirsten is a member of the Quality Review Panel for the Queen Elizabeth Park and is a familiar face at sustainability and eco-innovation conferences. Kirsten is a guest lecturer at a number of Universities including University of Cambridge and Newcastle University.
2013, Top 20 Women in Sustainable Architecture, Architects Journal
2012, Sustainability Practitioner of the Year, EDIE Sustainability Leaders Awards
2012, Top 20 Rising Sustainability Star, Building Magazine
2012, Young Consultant of the Year Finalist, ACE/ICE
 Tercia Jansen van Vuuren
Tercia is a structural engineer from South Africa with over five years’ experience in structural design and construction supervision. A desire to influence the sustainability of the built environment led her to undertake her Master’s degree in Engineering for Sustainable Development at the University of Cambridge. She is committed to implementing the principles of sustainability in practice and encourages a practical and realistic approach to sustainability on engineering projects.
 Hayley Cormick
Hayley Cormick holds a Master’s degree in Building Science from Ryerson University and a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Queen’s University. Her experience in large scale construction project management as a member of the general contracting team on site on Toronto’s Union Station rail project offers a complementary understanding of the practical aspects of project execution and construction. Hayley’s engineering background provides a technical foundation upon which she applies a creative approach to sustainable and holistic building design.
 Rosa Shirm
Since completing her Geography degree at Royal Holloway University of London, Rosa has been involved in the delivery of BREEAM rated projects and has qualified as a BREEAM New Construction Assessor. Rosa joined KLH Sustainability in 2017 as a Graduate Sustainability Advisor and, supported by the KLH team, she continues to extend her knowledge and experience of sustainability and its implementation within design, procurement and construction.
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