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SKM creates Sustainability role

Sinclair Knight Merz has appointed Dr Nick Fleming to the new role of Chief Sustainability Officer, to spearhead a united front on sustainability, and to embed required skills across the firm through a Learning & Development framework.

The CSO will also act as the principal representative for SKM on sustainability in industry, government and business forums that are relevant to SKM’s global operations.

SKM CEO and MD Paul Dougas said: “Nick will guide SKM’s leadership team in incorporating sustainability into all key business decisions, influence our R&D activities and seek opportunities to promote sustainability at SKM, both internally and externally.

“As a company now committed to a 30% reduction in per capita carbon emissions over the next three years, the CSO will help to ensure our sustainability efforts are coordinated and effective, and that we closely monitor our performance across all areas of our business.

“Nick will help us continue our journey with our clients, ensuring we work closely with them in their business endeavours to deliver sustainable solutions.

“And he will play a major role in guiding and promoting our broader Environment and Community programs.”

Dr Fleming was formerly the Technology & Innovation Manager within SKM’s Water & Environment Business Unit. As part of his role as CSO, he will continue as SKM’s Practice Leader for Sustainability. He is a passionate advocate for sustainability, and enthusiastic about the positive and enduring impact that can be achieved by SKM and its people.

For further information, contact Dr. Fleming at (03) 9248 3379.

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