Peter George, IEMA's Impact Assessment Network Steering Group; Capita

Company | IEMA's Impact Assessment Network Steering Group; Capita
Job Position | Chair; Business Director – Environment

Biography

Peter is a Chartered Environmentalist with nearly 30 years in environmental consultancy, specialising in EIA and environmental planning. He joined Capita in 2018 where he leads the Environmental Planning business and is responsible for delivering technical excellence in EIA.

With extensive UK and international experience, often leading large multi-disciplinary teams, he has developed a pragmatic approach to resolving the competing demands of development and environmental protection. He has worked on more than 80 EIAs and related projects across all major infrastructure sectors, most recently including high profile projects such as HS2 and Crossrail 2, and brings a unique perspective on the challenges and opportunities for EIA.

A strong advocate of proportionate EIA and improving the quality and rigour of EIAs and Environmental Statements, Peter is also currently Chair of IEMA’s Impact Assessment Network Steering Group, whose members are actively engaged in developing technical guidance for practitioners and promoting innovation and best practice.

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