- Environment & Infrastructure
- Strategic consulting
- Specialist consulting
- The Living City
- Happold Consulting
Peter is Professor of Engineering for Sustainable Development at the University of Cambridge. The research he leads is focused on the integration of sustainable development into decision making in large infrastructure projects. He is a Non Executive Director of Buro Happold.
A civil engineer with geotechnical specialisation by background, Peter has worked in diverse environments including countries such as Nigeria, Lesotho, Sudan, Philippines, Ethiopia, and Botswana, and on major infrastructure projects. He is currently engaged in research into energy efficiency in the built environment, retrofit of building stock, geothermal heat storage, and environmental and sustainability assessment. He has advised on policy matters related to sustainability, waste and environment in UK and internationally. In 2010, he chaired the inter institution working party which published the report on Global Water Security. He is Chair of the Royal Academy of Engineering working group on capacity building in Africa.
With Buro Happold, Peter has worked on the sustainability of the London Olympic Park, the development of sustainability principles for Orange County Great Park in California, and several projects in India. He is also involved in the Buro Happold led study into geothermal heat storage in UK. Peter is a Vice President of RedR Engineers for Disaster Relief, and Chair of the Global Advisory Council on Disasters for the World Economic Forum.