With 27 years of professional experience, Adrian is a civil engineer and technical director at Stantec. He’s worked primarily in the water sector, specialising in sustainable development, climate change and carbon management.
Adrian has supported various water company delivery programmes and led numerous consultancy and research commissions, in developing and implementing plans, governance processes and tools. He’s knowledgeable on topics ranging from carbon accounting, resource efficiency, and renewable energy appraisal to natural capital assessment, climate change adaptation and resilience. Adrian has been working with Thames Water to deploy a programme-wide strategy for carbon management, as well as to identify priorities for flood resilience and to report on climate change adaptation. He has also been supporting clients Scottish Water and Yorkshire Water to incorporate carbon and other sustainability criteria into decision-making.
Adrian is an Honorary Professor at Heriot-Watt University, School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society. He is also a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers and a Member of the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management and Green Construction Board Infrastructure Working Group.