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Tom Hopton

Associate Engineer, Buro Happold


Tom is an Associate Engineer with 15 years’ experience within the industry at Buro Happold. Tom holds Fellowship status with CIBSE for his contribution to Industry, and commitment to engineering quality, projects and clients. Tom has maintained strong links with local academia and for the past 10 years has been teaching our next generation of engineers on the subject of ‘Building Management Systems & Technology’. Tom also works closely with wider industry partners and institutional bodies and holds the position of Vice Chair of the global CIBSE ICT and Controls committee.
“I have always had a passion for sustainable and performance led design. Design and process which leverages the best of technology to unlock the true potential within our buildings; we all need to advocate a holistic approach to building performance and challenge the norm! As the winner of last year’s CIBSE Building Performance Engineer of the Year, I am excited to be part of the 2021 judging panel and promoting excellence in our industry!”