Alex Lee joins HKA as Principal to lead new Environmental and Climate Change discipline

HKA announced today that Alex Lee has joined HKA in Glasgow to lead its new Environment and Climate Change expert capabilities within its global Forensic Technical Services (FTS) team. 

Alex is a Chartered Geologist and Scientist with 25+ years’ experience in his field. He holds a PhD in Geology and an MSc in Environmental Modelling and Monitoring. He is a technical specialist in risk assessment, contaminated land, hydrogeology and remediation design. 

Before joining HKA, Alex was a Technical Director at WSP in the UK where he was a long-term member of the senior management team, involved in all aspects of management. He was also national technical lead regularly acting as an expert witness, providing opinion on technically complex matters. 

“I am thrilled and excited to join HKA as global lead of its new Environment & Climate Change team. This new Environmental service offering will further add but also complement many of the services already offered by HKA.  Environmental disputes are rapidly growing yet also present a very diverse arena and we will consequently be providing a portfolio of the best global experts.”

Alex Lee, Principal

As part of the FTS team, Alex will lead the recently launched Environment and Climate Change discipline, offering clients access to expert witnesses skilled in a variety of specialisms, including environmental science, regulatory and compliance, land remediation, climate performance, ecology, waste and contaminated land. 

“We are delighted to welcome Alex to the team. His vast technical and leadership experience is a great fit to support our growth ambitions to further develop HKA’s Environment & Climate Change expert capabilities. His experience acting as an expert witness will also be a great source of knowledge for this growing team.” 

Gerry Brannigan, Partner and Head of Forensic Technical Services

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HKA is the world’s leading consultancy of choice for multi-disciplinary expert and specialist services in risk mitigation and dispute resolution within the capital projects and infrastructure sector. We also have particular experience advising clients on the economic impact of commercial and investment treaty disputes and in forensic accounting matters. In addition, HKA supports companies that conduct business with the US Federal Government, providing them with consulting services on complex government contracting matters.

As trusted independent consultants, experts and advisors, we deliver solutions amid uncertainty, dispute and overrun, and provide the insights that make the best possible outcomes a reality for public and private sector clients worldwide.

HKA has in excess of 1,000 consultants, experts and advisors in more than 40 offices across 18 countries.

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