Simon Pickup

Managing Director, Middle East

Simon is the Managing Director of the Middle East business. With over 17 years of experience, he is a specialist in Environmental & Social Impact Assessment, Strategic Environmental Assessment, the provision of masterplanning advice and the development of planning controls from an environmental perspective.

Simon has extensive experience working on a wide range of projects and other environmental assessment projects in the Middle East, Africa, UK and Australia. He has wide ranging experience in undertaking environmental assessments in accordance with international best practice, including to World Bank and IFC standards.

Simon contributes to projects in both a technical and project management capacity, and has significant experience of environmental planning and sustainability issues, working closely with statutory and non-statutory organisations, planners, architects, construction staff and non-specialists.