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
 Chloé Souque
Chloé Souque studied international business in Denmark and United States as an undergraduate. She completed a Master in Environmental Management and Sustainable Development in France and Italy.
Over the past four years, Chloé worked as a sustainability advisor to the Olympic Park Media Centre construction ensuring the practical implementation of sustainability objectives and best practices. She has also supported a number of Olympic sponsors in developing and delivering sustainable showcases.
She has considerable experience in liaising closely with various contractors on site to make sure sustainability is adequately addressed throughout a project from design to procurement and construction. Chloé has also organized regular training sessions with site workers, construction and design managers to raise awareness on specific sustainability topics e.g. waste, ecological footprint, sustainable materials, responsible sourcing.
Whilst at University she volunteered on the Cool Cities campaign launched by the Sierra Club, a U.S. environmental NGO and also for a design studio in Italy, specialising in green architecture.
 Abby Crisostomo
Abby is a multidisciplinary planning and policy professional focused on the intersection of environmental policy and community development. She has nearly 10 years of experience in the US and the UK in policy delivery, research and advocacy on a range of planning, infrastructure and sustainability topics, from water and surface water management to community engagement to large-scale zero-carbon regeneration projects to infrastructure financing. Most recently, Abby has been leading the ambitious sustainability efforts of the East Wick & Sweetwater mixed-use regeneration project at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London.
Abby is the Vice-Chair of the International Water Association (IWA) Public and Customer Communications Specialist Group and advises on several task forces for the IWA. Abby is a guest lecturer at University College London and frequent speaker at local and international conferences on her work on sustainable drainage and water management. She has a Masters in Urban Planning and Policy from the University of Illinois at Chicago, where she was named Student of the Year, and studied sociology and law as an undergraduate at the University of Chicago.
 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.
 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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