About KLH Sustainability

Changing mind sets and ways of working to enable successful implementation of sustainability

KLH Sustainability
Other Consultant
United Kingdom

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[edit] Kirsten Henson

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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

[edit] Tercia Jansen van Vuuren

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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.

[edit] Priyanka Arora

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Priyanka is a sustainability professional with a background in architecture and over 10 years of international specialist consultancy experience in the built environment. She has the ability to translate complex ideas into clear deliverable strategies, which has given her prominent and important roles to deliver projects in the UK and abroad. She has helped clients in defining and achieving their sustainability aspirations and targets, while never compromising on good design; owing to her evolved aesthetic sensibility. She is a pragmatic team player and a responsible leader with a very high level of rigor and clarity. She specialises in a life cycle approach towards delivering a low carbon and sustainable economy, embodied carbon analysis and carbon policy. She also has a detailed knowledge of various sustainability rating systems including LEED, BREEAM and Code for Sustainable Homes.

[edit] Hayley Cormick

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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.

[edit] Diana McHugh

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Diana is a versatile individual with a record of success working in demanding and fast-paced environments. Diana brings extensive programme management experience from her previous role at the Canada Green Building Council, the certification body of LEED in Canada. Within an academic background in environmental planning, sustainability studies and urban design, Diana brings an international and holistic understanding of sustainability to practical implementation. Diana is a dependable, passionate hard-worker who is committed to proving the business case for green buildings with KLH’s clients.

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