PETER A. COX FRSA
Co-Head of Energy
Peter is the founding member of Carrig and has over thirty years of stone conservation experience in historical buildings and all types of porous building materials. He is a fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA). Peter is involved in all projects which are handled by the Carrig team.
From 1985–1994, he operated as European Marketing Director for ProSoCo Inc. and its subsidiary MSSC, which specialised in laboratory analysis of prescribed cleaning and treatment systems for all porous building materials. Whilst in the United States, he was involved in projects such as Grand Central Station New York, US Capital Building in Washington DC and in the UK he worked with prestigious buildings such as Lloyd’s Reg. of Shipping, London; Tate Gallery of Modern Art, Bankside Power Station and Fort Dunlop.
Peter was President of the ICOMOS National Scientific Committee on Energy Sustainability and Climate Change (NSCES+CC) from 2013 to 2020. Peter's contribution to the Stone Federation of Great Britain is well acknowledged, having chaired the technical committee and having been Vice Chair of the approved contractors’ scheme. Whilst working in the USA, he was an active member of the Association of Preservation Technology (APT). He has served on the committee researching chemical consolidation methods for decay and is an associate of the International Institute of Conservation.
As one of Ireland’s leading conservation and stone experts, Peter has the vision and experience to be creative and bring about unique concepts to improve and protect both new and historic buildings in both Ireland and the UK’s built Heritage. He is instrumental in advising and implementing national conservation & heritage policies on behalf of government bodies and local authorities.
Some examples of projects within Ireland include: