Neil Wait

High Speed Two (HS2)

Head of Environmental Sciences

High Speed Two (HS2)

Neil is the HS2 Head of Environmental Sciences, and is responsible for drafting, enforcing and ensuring all environmental requirements are met across all phases of the project. These include setting ambitious targets and requirements across carbon, climate change, noise & vibration, air quality and waste. Neil aims to inspire effective collaboration, driving innovation aimed at reducing potential impacts across the programme, and wider construction industry.

Neil has a background in Environmental Health and, prior to joining HS2, fulfilled a local authority role within the Environmental Health sector, covering air quality, industrial regulations, public health and licencing.

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