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Key members of our sustainability team

Our sustainability networks

Sustainability is important to us, from the very top with our group chairman, Keith Howells, to the sustainability champions working on our projects.

Planned and delivered with thought, infrastructure can provide outcomes that are environmentally sensitive and socially inclusive. And it can help resolve many of the challenges we face as a society.

Keith Howells


Sustainability is so much at the heart of everything we do, at home, at work and in our professional lives. I am extremely proud of the work that Mott MacDonald, and many of our committed employees is doing to both promote the broader sustainability agenda and in delivering sustainable outcomes in the work we do.

Mike Haigh

Managing director

As an employee owned firm, our owners are also custodians of the company for the future, so we all value the sustainability of our company and our work. We have a large sustainability network that provides support and leadership for embracing sustainability in everything we do.

Our sustainability networks are led by the board and senior management, which provides the gravitas needed to assure that sustainability is treated as an integral part of our business. It is no one-way street however, we seek and encourage dialogue, openness and integrity. Active communication on sustainability across the group allows for increased collaboration between colleagues. This stimulates global peer-to-peer engagement, including both bottom-up and top-down influence.

  1. Group sustainability steering committee – this committee is answerable to the board and responsible for the formulation and implementation of our sustainability strategy. The committee reflects the diverse, global structure here at Mott MacDonald, with representatives from all five operational regions, as well as human resources, professional management, communication and our early career professionals’ network.
  2. Corporate structure – managers across the business have defined responsibilities, ensuring sustainability is addressed in business plans and day-to-day activities.
  3. Sustainability champions – passionate about sustainability, champions promote our sustainability strategy across geographical regions and technical disciplines, encouraging their colleagues to embed sustainable thinking into their work.
  4. Sustainability community – our communication software allows us to connect colleagues with common interests worldwide. The sustainability community enables innovative ideas and knowledge to be shared, giving individuals the opportunity to shape the debate on sustainability and constructively challenge the company’s aspirations, plans and results.

As an engineering consultancy, we have tremendous opportunities to make a real difference with sustainability. Within my role I seek to share my passion for sustainability, balancing and enhancing the social, economic and environmental aspects and make try to make it achievable and real across everything we do.

Kim Yates

Projects principal

"Sustainability runs through of all our projects here at Mott MacDonald. I feel extremely fortunate to work for a company that strives to build a better future for generations to come.

Kathryn DePippo

Water/wastewater executive

Putting people at the core of what we do is what makes Mott MacDonald an exciting place to work. Our work spans the developed and developing worlds so seeking solutions to some of the world’s biggest problems defines what sustainability means for us.

Angus Berry

Sustainability graduate

Sustainable development is fundamental to our obligation as professional engineers and scientists to improve the lives of people we touch in the most effective and holistic way. The social, environmental and economic decisions we make today can have an impact for generations – I want to make sure that we work together we get it right.

Warner Brunton

Building services and sustainability lead

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