Atmos appoints Aecom’s Malcolm Sangster as technical director EIA and consenting

Atmos Consulting has announced the appointment of Malcolm Sangster as technical director of its EIA (environmental impact assessment) and consenting team.

Atmos appoints Aecom’s Malcolm Sangster as technical director EIA and consenting

Malcolm Sangster

Formerly of Aecom, Malcolm brings over 22 years’ experience to the team as well as a strong track record in project management and direction.

Malcolm has worked on a broad range of projects and developments including:  

  • EIA and consenting for thermal and renewable energy projects;
  • Environmental permitting for a wide range of industries including distilling, waste management, power generation and oil and gas processing;
  • Environmental compliance auditing; and
  • Environmental ‘due diligence’ assessments for company and property sales and acquisitions.

Going forward will be based in Atmos Consulting’s Edinburgh office but will be responsible for the direction of the growing EIA team across the UK.   

Malcolm said: “I am very excited to join this vibrant and growing consultancy, albeit at a challenging time. I look forward to working with clients old and new, both in developing new projects and assisting existing operations.”

Atmos MD Jean Curran said: “We are delighted to welcome Malcolm to the Atmos family. He joins a diverse team who have both developer and consultancy experience. Malcolm brings an impressive range of technical expertise and has an excellent reputation for delivering commercially robust results, supporting clients in taking projects through the consenting process. His appointment further strengthens our already impressive Planning, EIA & Consents team.”       

Jean added: “Malcolm joins us at what are unprecedented times for the development and construction industry, but as we move forward sustainable development will never be as important and his appointment will be pivotal to supporting clients in enabling consentable development.”

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