Shawmut Welcomes New Director of Facilities Management Integration and Sustainability
BOSTON, MA Shawmut Design and Construction announces the addition of Nathan Gauthier as Director of FM (Facilities Management) Integration and Sustainability. In this role, Gauthier will work to improve the transition of Shawmut's renovations and new construction into the client's facilities management infrastructure, while also bolstering the firm's green building efforts.
As Director of FM Integration and Sustainability, Gauthier will develop and implement an operations readiness program including overseeing the turnover of documents, equipment data, and processes; support the verification of functional building systems; train facilities management personnel; and recommend a maintenance and repair program to ensure peak operation. Gauthier will also work with the team to ensure Shawmut's projects minimize environmental impacts, while optimizing occupant well-being. Post-construction, Gauthier will work with the team to deploy value-added services to ensure the integration of new construction into existing management systems.
"At Shawmut we are committed to partnering with our clients throughout the construction process, so when we leave they have all the tools and resources necessary for future success," said Les Hiscoe, CEO of Shawmut. "Nathan has an extensive background, which will allow him to best provide our clients ongoing satisfaction, while also advancing Shawmut's presence as a top construction management firm."
Gauthier most recently served as a Construction Manager for UNICEF Rwanda, and has more than 16 years of industry experience in the academic sector including projects at Harvard Medical School, Harvard Blackstone Office Building, and Harvard Sherman Fairchild Laboratory. Gauthier holds a Master of Science in facilities management from Massachusetts Maritime Academy and a Master of Science in Environmental Management from the University of South Carolina. He currently teaches graduate courses on green buildings at Harvard Extension School, and is Facility Manager (CFM), Energy Manager (CEM), and Commissioning Authority (QCxP and EBCP) certified; he is also a LEED Fellow.