Utilities consultancy expert Chris Trew joins Turner & Townsend alinea

We are pleased to announce that we have strengthened our Specialist Services team by appointing Chris Trew as Director. With over 35 years of industry experience, Chris is an expert in the cost planning and commercial management of infrastructure and utility services. His strategic advice will play a pivotal role in guiding clients through projects, drawing from his extensive track record working with London developer clients. Additionally, his strong relationships with utilities providers will allow Chris to add value and mitigate risk for clients. 

This key appointment aligns with Turner & Townsend alinea’s commitment to becoming a data-led, digital cost consultancy and a leader in the economics of sustainability. Chris’s unique skills in a highly specialist area strengthen our ability to provide the best advice in overcoming critical challenges of the construction delivery process.  

Iain Parker, Head of London Cost Management at Turner & Townsend alinea, said: 

“We welcome Chris to the team, recognising his extensive knowledge, insight and experience as valuable assets which will enhance our market expertise. This appointment further demonstrates our determination to achieve our vision of becoming the go-to data-led, digital cost consultancy and leader in the economics of sustainability. In a market where utilities and their infrastructure pose both significant challenges and opportunities, Chris’s unique knowledge and experience will help us deliver for our clients. We remain committed to raising the standard in everything we do and look forward to making further investments in the future.” 

Chris Trew comments: 

 “I am thrilled to join Turner & Townsend alinea and eager to hit the ground running. The prospect of working on a diverse range of projects and with a wide client base is incredibly exciting, and I am confident that my expertise will contribute to driving the business forward. I have known many of the leadership team for some time, and I am excited to join the business so soon after the merger. It feels like a great opportunity to be a part of something special.”