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Chris Kennett, Director

As owner/director of Kennett Consulting, Chris Kennett delivers the experience and professionalism of an established practice that is drawn from a lengthy career in Ireland and the UK.

With almost twenty years working in industry and private practice, Chris has worked on behalf of the private and public sectors for residential, commercial, industrial, retail, transport, telecoms, quarrying, waste, energy, leisure, health and education projects. In addition to his written and design work, Chris has served as expert witness at a number of oral hearings in support of a range of projects including commercial, residential, hotels, waste, energy, and transport developments.

Key Positions:

2008 Director, Kennett Consulting Ltd. (IE)
2002 Director, Tíros Resources Ltd. (IE)
2000 Snr. Landscape Architect, Frank Benson & Partners (IE)
1997 Associate, Derek Lovejoy Partnership (UK)
1995 Snr. Landscape Architect, Derek Lovejoy Partnership (UK)
1991 Landscape Architect, ARC (Hanson Aggregates) (UK)
1989 Landscape Assistant, Leicester City Council (UK)
1988 Landscape Assistant, Ede Griffiths Partnership (UK)

"There are those consultants who just do the job and there are those who roll up their sleeves with you and help make things happen. My experience of working with Chris puts him firmly into the latter category and I'd happily recommend him as part of any project team."
- Peter McCloskey,
West End House, Drogheda (Aug. 2009)

"Chris has worked on a number of major projects where he contributed to ensuring the key objectives of the project were delivered on time in a high pressure environment. He collaborates well with other consultants and team members and clients. He has integrity and is consistent and reliable and brings his expertise to bear on the overall project."
- Ann Mulcrone, Owner / Planning Consultant,
Reid Associates (April 2010)

"I highly recommend Chris for his dedication and ability, his work with us on the Clarence Hotel was first class."
- Stephen Best, Partner,
Foster + Partners (April 2010)

"We have employed Chris on many different projects over the last 8 years, he provides an excellent service, I would highly recommend him to you."
- Dr Fergal Callaghan, Owner/Director
AWN Consulting, (June 2010)

"Chris and I have collaborated on numerous environmental and sustainable development projects over the last ten years or so, initially as colleagues in Frank L. Benson and Partners, St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin, and more recently through Chris’s membership of the All-Island LCA CPD Steering Group, established in 2009. This Steering Group, which consists of representatives from 10 professional institutes (north and south), guided the design and delivery of the award-winning, multi-disciplinary LCA CPD training course entitled – ‘Introduction to Landscape Character Assessment/LCA (including Historic Landscape Characterisation/HLC)’. Chris has also provided technical advice to the Heritage Council in relation to the proposed Slane By-Pass (N2). Chris is unflappable under pressure and he always delivers beyond the brief. The quality of his work is excellent and his meticulous attention to detail is recognised by both his colleagues and clients alike. I look forward to continuing to work with Chris and to collaborating on future innovative environmental projects in Ireland and elsewhere."
- Alison Harvey, Planning & Development Officer,
Heritage Council of Ireland (January 2012)

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