Welcome, Colin Macdonald - Director within the Due Diligence & Sustainable Business team

25 Jan 2022

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.”




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Colin Macdonald

Director - Due Diligence & Sustainability T: +44 113 220 6198 Email

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