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Thomas Smeeton

Senior Director - Environment

Tom joined Temple in January 2012 as a Principal Consultant. He is now a Senior Director in the Major Programmes Business Unit. He currently has a leading role on HS2 Phase 2b, Crewe to Manchester, having previously worked on HS2 Phase One since 2012 delivering the EIA, supporting petition management and providing expert advice thought the Select Committee process as the hybrid Bill successfully progressed through Parliament.

Tom leads key parts of the post-consent delivery for Phase One such as supporting Construction Directorate, the advanced works packages, design input and integrating mitigation within the scheme design. He has also been supporting our projects for GLA and TfL.

Prior to joining Temple, Tom worked for Mouchel (now WSP) and Mott MacDonald amongst other consultancy practices. His other notable project experience includes major infrastructure schemes such as the A5 WTC in Northern Ireland, Nottingham Express Tram, Manchester Metrolink, Croxley Rail Link amongst others. He is a Chartered Environmentalist and Geologist and is a Full Member of IEMA.

Outside of the office Tom is a father of four, he is a keen hiker and cyclist. Tom now enjoys watching and following Ruby Union having hung up his boots several years ago!
He is actively involved with the IEMA and is a CEnv and MIEMA membership assessor and an official mentor. Tom also sat on the review panel for IEMA’s recent EIA guidance Shaping Quality Design.