Hector joined the Place Services team in January of 2020 as a Junior Built Heritage Consultant, following a period working as a Heritage Consultant with UNESCO at its Kathmandu Office in Nepal. Prior to this he undertook a Graduate Internship with UN-HABITAT in Kathmandu, after graduating from an MSc in Architectural Conservation at The University of Edinburgh, he also holds a degree in Architecture from London Metropolitan University. Through his masters’ thesis he investigated the pressing issue of architectural heritage destruction during conflict and maintains interest in combating these challenges.
With a background in architecture and design, Hector has experience working within UNESCO World Heritage sites in Edinburgh and Kathmandu, and is experienced in conducting architectural surveying and buildings archaeology. With diverse knowledge in assessing change in the historic environment throughout the UK and internationally, he has contributed to reports on conservation area character appraisals and buildings analysis, and has produced training guidelines on working with lime mortar.
Hector works in the Historic Environment Team at Place Services, is a member of ICOMOS-UK and an Affiliate member of IHBC.