Ο Russell Thomas είναι Τεχνικός Διευθυντής του WSP στο Ηνωμένο Βασίλειο, έχοντας εργαστεί σε πολλούς κλάδους στο περιβαλλοντικό πεδίο. Αναγνωρίζεται ως ένας από τους κορυφαίους ειδικούς στον κόσμο στη διερεύνηση, την κατανόηση, την αποκατάσταση και την κληρονομιά των εργοστασίων φωταερίου, με περισσότερα από 25 χρόνια εμπειρίας στο συγκεκριμένο τομέα.
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Russell Thomas is a Technical Director at WSP in the UK, working across a diverse range of areas in the environmental field. He is acknowledged as one of the world's leading specialists in the investigation, understanding, remediation and heritage of Gasworks, with over 25 years of experience in this field. Russell has worked closely with all the major UK gas companies, the National Gas Archive (UK), and Historic England during this time. He has been a long-standing Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers (IGEM) member and chairs their History Panel. Through his unique experience, Russell has acquired in-depth knowledge of former gasworks sites and built his own gas archive. He has investigated several hundred former gasworks sites worldwide, including projects in the UK, Europe, the USA and Australia. His knowledge has been tested on television as an expert witness and invited speaker at conferences and academic courses.
He holds visiting positions at two world-class academic Institutions, the University of Strathclyde and the University of Manchester and has supervised many PhD students over the past 20 years.