Tyréns has appointed Simon Giles as Managing Director of the Tyréns UK Group of companies. In this new role, Simon will use the design reputations and market position of AKTII, Hilson Moran and Tyréns UK to create new opportunities across the disciplines and access new international markets.
Simon joins Tyréns after 21 years at the global technology company Accenture, most recently leading the Cities industry segment globally where he set up the Cities practice focusing on how new digital technologies can be used to make cities and the built environment better places to live work and play.
Over the last decade Simon has become one of the leading voices in the Smart Cities field, working with cities, developers, architects and engineers to develop and deliver new digital master plans.
“Simon is a highly experienced smart cities professional who brings a range of skills to the industry, complementing and developing Tyréns’ offering in a way that will be highly beneficial to our clients”, says Johan Dozzi, CEO at Tyréns Group.
Simon also joins the Tyréns Group executive team where he will play a major role in building Tyréns as leading North European consultancy group.
“I am thrilled to be joining Tyrens Group and bringing my international experience with Cities and the Digital agenda to the UK market”, says Simon Giles.