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Sinclair Knight Merz boost Christchurch team

SKM boost Christchurch team

Sinclair Knight Merz (SKM) has made two significant appointments to its team in Christchurch, reflecting its significant role in the rebuilding of the city.

Hamish Peacock has been appointed Christchurch Team Leader – Environmental Planning and Management, and Nick Calvert has a new role as Christchurch Social Infrastructure Client Manager.

Hamish is a senior planner with over 15 years’ experience in infrastructure, land use and water resource planning. Having worked for both local authorities and private consultants, he has capability in all aspects of consent processing and development and policy and strategic planning.

Hamish’s experience is especially relevant as SKM expands its involvement with the Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team (SCIRT). Commenting on his role Hamish says “I am pleased to lead SKM’s planning team in Christchurch and bring together the broad range of skills the company has to assist in the rebuild.”

Nick has been with SKM for 10 years and returned to the Christchurch office in 2009 after working in the SKM Cirencester office for three years. He is a structural engineer with a wide range of experience across the industrial, civic and social infrastructure sectors.

Since the Canterbury earthquakes Nick has played a vital role in delivering projects in the rebuilding of Greater Christchurch with clients including Christchurch City Council, the Ministry of Education and Canterbury District Health Board. “Helping to rebuild a city is a rare experience for a structural engineer and I am looking forward to focusing my efforts to assist the Christchurch community create a new and vibrant city,” said Nick.

SKM is a leading projects firm, with global capability in strategic consulting, design and delivery. It operates in three regions: Asia Pacific, The Americas and EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa), deploying some 7,000 people from more than 40 offices while serving the Buildings and Infrastructure, Mining and Metals, Power and Energy and Water and Environment sectors. www.globalskm.com

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