Tom Watson

VP, Building Services, CBCL

Tom is a Professional Mechanical Engineer licenced in Nova Scotia, Newfoundland & Labrador and California.  He graduated from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh Scotland and started his career as the assistant energy efficiency engineer at the University of Sheffield.  In 1993 he took a position with consulting firm Arup in London England and then relocated with Arup to San Francisco. In California for about ten years he gained experience on many sustainable academic buildings and the fine art de Young Museum in Golden Gate park.

Tom’s mother was born and raised in Nova Scotia and so in 2004 he moved with his own family from San Francisco to Halifax and joined CBCL Limited.  Since joining CBCL, he has moved from Senior Mechanical Engineer, to Senior Project Manager, to Manager of the Buildings Mechanical Department and most recently to Vice President of Building Services at CBCL.

While in Nova Scotia he’s been proud of his contributions to projects including, The LEED Gold; Dalhousie Mona Campbell Building, Medical Examiners Facility, the Halifax Central Library and the Valley Waste Administration Building (which was also the first commercial building in Canada to receive passive house certification)… and of course, the Eskasoni Health Centre.