Welcome, Colin Macdonald - Director within the Due Diligence & Sustainable Business team
With over 30 years’ experience in environmental due diligence and sustainable advisory services, Colin will enhance our client offering in the environmental and sustainability sectors
25 January 2022 | 1 min read
With over 30 years’ experience in environmental due diligence and sustainable advisory services, we’re delighted to welcome Colin Macdonald to RPS as Director within our Due Diligence & Sustainable Business team.
Joining our Leeds UK office from Sweco UK, Colin has previously grown a number of blue-chip investor clients and also worked with many private equity clients specifically targeting renewable energy investments.
Colin’s career successes have seen him working on large-scale infrastructure and investment projects and M&A deals for corporate and investor clients. He has headed up teams on due diligence, contaminated land, compliance and permitting for a multitude of sectors, including property, finance, energy, manufacturing and infrastructure, and has worked with the UK Ministry of Defence for over 20 years.
Jim Carlisle (Operational Director) comments: “Colin is a great addition to the business, where his experience and expertise will be of the highest value to our clients. His background has seen him lead multiple sectored teams, with a real strength in leadership skills which will only enhance our client offering in environment and sustainability.”
A past member of the Specialist in Land Condition Professional Technical Panel, Colin has also completed the Cambridge University Institute for Sustainability Leadership diploma and is a Specialist in Land Condition (SiLC) assessor.
Colin comments: “It’s fantastic to be at RPS - a market-leading consultancy. I’m excited to collaborate with the great wealth of expert colleagues around the company and support clients in minimising their legal, reputational and financial risk on a global scale.”
Founded in 1970, RPS, A Tetra Tech Company (RPS) is a leading global professional services firm of 5,000 consultants and service providers. Operating in 125 countries, working across six continents we define, design and manage projects that create shared value to a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world.
RPS delivers a broad range of services in six sectors: property, energy, transport, water, defence and government services and resources. Services provided across RPS' six sectors cover twelve service clusters: project and program management, design and development, water services, environment, advisory and management consulting, exploration and development, planning and approvals, health, safety and risk, oceans and coastal, laboratories, training and communications, creative and digital services.
RPS stands out for its clients by using its deep expertise to solve problems that matter, making them easy to understand. Making complex easy.
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