James O'Byrne MCIBSE
James has over 35 years in the industry, initially working with Contractors on site and in design offices before moving into consultancy.
James joined Hilson Moran in 1988, eventually rising to become a Director, before leaving in 2009 to take on new challenges with HDR | Hurley Palmer Flatt. During this period James has mainly worked on Commercial, Residential and Mixed Use projects for major Developers, including London Wall Place, Principal Place, N06 Stratford, No 1 Leadenhall along with many others.
He has a keen interest in the use of technology in the Design process and the promoting leading edge computer systems to help shape and inform the building massing and performance from the very early stages, early collaboration with the design team being key to the success of this approach.
‘In 2014 James was invited to join the Executive Board of Hurley Palmer Flatt, where he champions Business Development in the Development sector.’