Adding to the senior leadership team at Halcrow Yolles, Bill Coupe joins as a Principal. Bill is a building structures professional with 20 years of design and construction experience across a broad range of sectors, including institutional, sports and leisure, retail, hospitality, commercial, industrial and healthcare facilities, and historic buildings and restoration. His project delivery experience includes civil, river and ground engineering, site infrastructure and master planning, and building envelope and façade engineering.
He established Buro Happold’s Toronto office in 2008, taking responsibility for all business aspects, including project delivery, team leadership and business development. Prior to that Bill worked for Buro Happold in the Middle East and UK, Cameron Taylor Bedford, Reading, UK, and Eastwood & Partners in London.
Bill has worked around the world. Key projects include TwoFour54º, a media and broadcasting center in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates and King Abdul Aziz Center for World Culture, a cultural and institutional center in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
“I am delighted to be joining Halcrow Yolles’ Toronto office. Halcrow Yolles is a long established buildings sector leader in North America. Additionally, the firm has a strong international brand, delivering diverse projects around the world. Their local and global expertise, varied project sector work and sound corporate culture were the main things that attracted me to the firm. It’s a great fit for me at this stage in my career and I feel that my project work, skills and approach will contribute significantly to the future success of the Halcrow Yolles brand,” said Bill.