Building services consultancy chapmanbdsp has announced the appointment of Dr Dorte Rich Joergensen, FCIBSE as associate director in their sustainability team.

With a dynamic background encompassing academia and industry, Dorte brings a wealth of expertise in driving innovation and developing sustainable solutions within the built environment.

Beginning as a mechanical building services engineer, Dorte brings extensive experience from her career with a strong sustainability focus, completing a PhD on improving energy efficiency to close the performance gap. She has consistently championed research and development whilst bringing leadership to foster sustainability as a function within commercial operations. She is passionate about building high performing teams with a culture where everyone can thrive.

In her new role at chapmanbdsp, Dorte will spearhead sustainability initiatives across the business as well as fostering industry-wide collaboration.

Ray Upjohn, chapmanbdsp chief executive says, "Dorte's appointment reflects the fast-moving nature of sustainability today. Her expertise and leadership will elevate our commitment to innovation and best practice in this area, ensuring we continue to deliver groundbreaking solutions.”

Dr Dorte Rich Joergensen says, “I’m really excited to make a difference to the delivery of projects, to provide the best possible service to clients, and facilitate growth with everybody in the team expanding their knowledge and expertise around sustainability.”