A LEADING provider of high-end consulting and engineering services has announced that a Cockermouth man is to be its United Kingdom lead in a number of operations.

Craig Hatch has been announced as Tetra Tech Inc’s UK lead in ops, focusing on the defence, housing, transportation, low-carbon energy, highways and water sectors.

Dan Batrack, Tetra Tech chief executive, said: “Craig has been instrumental in securing new programme wins and has expanded our services for the UK defence agencies. His management approach epitomises Tetra Tech’s focus on clients, projects, and staff.

"With his leadership our UK operations are well positioned for continued growth.”

Craig has more than 30 years' experience in client management, business development, project execution, staff management, and business leadership.