BOSTON, Oct. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm with a reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs, is pleased to welcome Lisa Dickson as Associate Principal | Climate Risk and Resiliency and Alex Kozinets as Associate | Commissioning to the firm's Boston office. Their work will support Arup's efforts to grow a portfolio of multidisciplinary work that improves the operations, liveability, sustainability and finances of client assets in the Northeast and throughout the Americas.
"We are excited to announce that Lisa Dickson and Alex Kozinets have joined Arup's growing Boston office," noted Tim McCaul, Principal and Boston Group Leader at Arup. "Their skills build on Arup's strong portfolio of work addressing climate change, resiliency and sustainability for cities, campuses and buildings."
"Lisa and Alex enhance Arup's ability to deliver a comprehensive range of services for our clients in the New England region; from the initial development of the climate adaptation and mitigation plans, to designing the proposed solution and finally ensuring the built project operates as intended," added Mark Walsh-Cooke, Principal.
For Partners Healthcare Arup is assessing climate risk across 30 healthcare facilities including hospitals, community health centers, clinics and research-based laboratories. They are also providing commissioning services for the new Center for Health Education at Sacred Heart University. Municipal clients include DCAMM, Massport, MBTA, City of Boston, City of Cambridge and the Boston Redevelopment Authority.
Lisa Dickson, PG
Associate Principal | Climate Risk and Resiliency
Lisa Dickson brings expertise in translating the risk of climate change into resilient solutions within the built, social, public health and natural environments, including economic considerations. Lisa has led multiple climate change projects including work for the City of Boston, Washington D.C., City of Cambridge, Massachusetts, the Army National Guard, Logan International Airport, several coastal municipalities, in addition to her current work with Partners Healthcare and New Jersey American Water. She has been invited to the Pentagon and National Guard Headquarters in DC to advise them on her work related to climate security.
Lisa was a contributor to the World Resource Institute's 2010 Public Sector GHG Protocol and aided in the development of the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure's (ISI) project rating system. In 2010, she was invited to Shanghai to comment on China's 12th 5-Year Plan and present on the use of carbon markets to drive investment within the transportation sector. Lisa is a member of the Society of American Military Engineers and serves on the Subcommittee on Adaptation for MA Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs and the MA Climate Change Adaptation Coalition.
Alex Kozinets, PE, EBCP, LEED AP
Associate | Commissioning
Alex has particular experience in project management and commissioning practices for life science, healthcare, mission critical, industrial, institutional and commercial facilities. He is responsible for the commissioning process associated with LEED Fundamental and Enhanced projects and will strengthen Arup's work providing ASHRAE Level I, II and III energy audits for multi-building portfolio holders. Alex also performs peer review of engineering design and provides value engineering recommendations. Prior to joining Arup, Alex has worked with clients including Baystate Medical Center, Sonofi, Biogen Idec, Capital One, Fidelity, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, and Harvard University.
Alex is a Professional Engineer (PE) in Massachusetts, LEED Accredited Professional, and Existing Building Commissioning Professional (EBCP). He is a member of American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and Building Commissioning Association (BCA).
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