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We are pleased to introduce our team
and look forward to hearing from you.

 

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Kirsten Henson

MEng Civil Engineering, University of Cambridge

MPhil Engineering for Sustainable Development, University of Cambridge
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International Olympic Committee Technical Advisor
HS2 Design Review Panel
Epping Forest District Quality Review Panel 

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2013, Top 20 Women in Sustainable Architecture, Architects Journal

2012, Sustainability Practitioner of the Year, EDIE Sustainability Leaders Awards

2012, Top 20 Rising Sustainability Star, Building Magazine

2012, Young Consultant of the Year Finalist, ACE/ICE
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kirsten.henson@klhsustainability.com

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Kirsten’s enthusiasm for sustainable construction is matched only by her love of ‘extreme’ sports. She claims hanging off the side of a cliff  is relaxing, we would beg to differ!

 

Hayley Cormick

BSc Civil Engineering, Queen’s University, Canada

MSc Building Science, Ryerson University, Canada
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Home Quality Mark Assessor
Code for Sustainable Home Assessor
Certified Passive House (PHIUS) Consultant

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hayley.cormick@klhsustainability.com

 

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From the great white North in Canada, Hayley is our resident expert in igloo insulation, but came to KLH to apply more practical (and long-term) solutions to sustainable design and construction.

 

Sabine Hogenhout

MSc Architecture, Building and Planning, Technical University of Eindhoven, The Netherlands

MSc Environmental Design and Engineering, UCL, London
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RIBA Chartered Member

ARB Registered Architect

Architecture & Sustainable Design Teaching Practitioner, University of Reading

Associate & Editorial board member at Urban Transcripts

Old Oak Park Royal (OPDC) Place Review Group

Barking and Dagenham Quality Review Panel

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sabine.hogenhout@klhsustainability.com

 

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Sabine has persistently pushed for more sustainable developments in her work as an architect. At KLH she has the opportunity to make this her main focus. Being Dutch, she has a love affair with her bicycle, and believes active transport is key to creating liveable and sustainable cities!

 

 

Marietta Gontikaki

MEng in Civil Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

MSc Building Physics and Services, Technical University of Eindhoven, The Netherlands

 

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marietta.gontikaki@klhsustainability.com

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Never losing sight of what drew her to this line of work, Marietta is passionate about improving the built environment where it matters most, for communities and nature as a whole. The Mediterranean is her oyster and cinema a second home.

 

 

Richard Pender

MSc Renewable Energy, Enterprise and Management, Newcastle University

MSc Psychology, Northumbria University

BA International History and International Politics, Sheffield University

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SMSTS certified

AECB Member

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2017, RIBA National Award & Regional Awards winner

2018, Sunday Times House of the Year winner

2018, Manser Medal (Shortlisted) 

 

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richard.pender@klhsustainability.com

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Richard is odd. In a good way (he's northern after all). Having studied politics, psychology and renewable energy as well as having built a RIBA award-winning home featured on Grand Designs, we challenge you not to enjoy a conversation with him.

 

 

 

Georgios Askounis

MEng in Civil Engineering, University of Patras, Greece

 

MSc Environmental Design and Engineering, UCL, London

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CEng MCIBSE

Certified Passivhaus Designer

ESOS Assessor
Low Carbon Energy Assessor
Low Carbon Consultant

Haringey Quality Review Panel

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georgios.askounis@klhsustainability.com

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Georgios's endless curiosity and inquisitive nature is well suited to a career in sustainable development…or globe-trotting. We are rather pleased he chose the former, but you still might find him in a London ‘taverna’ sharing tales of adventure as well as sustainable innovation!

 

William Butcher

BA Human Geography, Concordia University, Canada

MSc Sustainable Urbanism, UCL, London

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LEED Green Associate
BREEAM Assessor
AIEMA 

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william.butcher@klhsustainability.com

 

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William always wears a smile, whether in the great outdoors or in the big city. But don't be fooled by his calm demeanour, as he has a fierce determination to create positive change. He won't stop until we live equitably within our planetary boundaries, and he plans to harness the power of human interaction in his quest!

 

Katie Margerum

BSc (Hons) Environmental Science, University of Plymouth

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katie.margerum@klhsustainability.com


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Katie is on a mission to harmonise grey and green spaces by using development as a platform for biodiversity enhancement and human wellbeing. She can often be found tending to her own wellbeing on a yoga mat... or in a wetsuit!

 

Sameera Issa

MSc Sustainable Energy: Technologies and Management, Brunel University London, London UK 

BSc Architecture and Design, American University, Madaba, Jordan

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Member of Jordan Engineering Association JEA 
Member of Jordan Green Building Council 

Member in mentoring program women in STEM & engineering 

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sameera.issa@klhsustainability.com


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Sameera was drawn to horse riding at the age of five, it made her feel limitless. She applies the same fearlessness to her work and her Romanian heritage manifests itself in creative thinking. In fact, she doesn’t have the word impossible in her dictionary, so if you have a complex problem, drop Sameera a line!

 

Jacira Baro

BA (Hons) History of Art, Design and Film, Kingston University

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jacira.baro@klhsustainability.com

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Jacira is a strong and motivated individual who exudes positive energy in any surroundings. She is enthusiastic about food and cooking meals from her Portuguese roots. Her unconventional career path and life experiences not only make for captivating conversation but also provide a unique perspective on our cities and society. Coffee and patels de nata, anyone?