WSP, the engineering and professional services consultancy, has appointed Peter Hunt as Business Development Director within its Industry team.
Based in the North East, Peter will be a member of the Industry Senior Leadership Team and will have a dual responsibility for growing the business both locally and nationally.
Peter will be responsible for Business Development into all sectors including Oil and Gas, Chemicals, Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology, Consumer Products and Food and Beverage. He joined the firm in September 2019.
He brings extensive industry experience at a senior level in the Chemicals, Oil, Gas, Power and Pharmaceuticals sectors.
He has previously worked as Business Director and has held senior leadership and business roles within ABB for over 20 years.
His previous experience includes a variety of senior process engineering, production, management and process safety roles for BP, Tioxide, Rohm & Haas and ICI.
Peter is a Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers, a member of IChemE Congress and a Fellow of the Energy Institute.
“I’m delighted to be joining the team at WSP and am looking forward to working with my new clients, colleagues and stakeholders to grow the Industry business, helping to deliver WSP’s broader strategic objectives.
“I believe that the key pillars for success are customer focus, thought leadership and excellent customer service, and that by concentrating on these areas we can achieve our ambitions going forward.
This is an exciting time to join WSP with the future growth plans into the key UK industry regions.”
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