Wienerberger, the UK’s leading provider of wall, roof and landscaping innovations, has announced the appointment of Paul Surin as its new Head of Built Environment.
Paul, who joined Wienerberger in May, has extensive knowledge of sustainability and planning regulations, alongside an impressive tally of industry qualifications and accreditations, including membership of the Institute of Engineering and Technology, a BSc (Eng) in mechanical, electronics and architecture engineering and an Eco-Building Design Postgraduate Diploma. Furthermore, Paul is also a BREEAM Accredited Professional, a CODE for Sustainable Homes Assessor, Passivhaus Designer and a chartered member of the Chartered Institute of Building.
Prior to joining Wienerberger, Paul worked as Group Technical and Sustainability Manager for Lakehouse Contracts Ltd, a construction support services business. His role involved a broad range of responsibilities including advising on the technical viability of new sites and providing support for the construction, commercial and sales departments. Paul’s new role will see him assume responsibilities to develop innovative approaches and improvements to Wienerberger’s products and initiatives including Wienerberger’s e4 house concept.
“I am very excited to be leading Wienerberger’s Built Environment team at such an exciting time. I am very much looking forward to working for a forward-thinking, international company whilst using my extensive experience, gained from working within the British and continental construction industries. Once settled, I hope to establish an e4 consortium with the objective of developing and promoting the use of the e4 house concept and Wienerberger’s complete building solution.”
Annette Forster, Director of Marketing, at Wienerberger, commented:
“Paul has extensive, hands on experience within the construction industry and we are looking forward to him using his expertise to provide technical support to our teams and partners in order to contribute to the achievement of Wienerberger’s sustainable manufacturing ambitions.”