Jim Smith is an Associate Director with global infrastructure firm AECOM. He has over 28 years’ experience working in Acoustics. Jim is a Chartered Engineer and the lead for AECOM’s Electro-Acoustics business. He has been involved in a diverse range of acoustic design, analysis and testing including building acoustics, environmental acoustics and industrial noise since graduating with a BEng in Electroacoustics from the University of Salford in 1994.
He is best known for his involvement in the field of electro-acoustics and PAVA design having been involved in projects within the UK and overseas including cultural and leisure facilities, airports, rail stations (over-ground and underground) and arenas and stadia over the last 20 years. Jim is a Member of the Institute of Acoustics, a Member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology and a Fellow and current Vice President of the Institute of Sound Communication and Visual Engineers.