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Thursday, November 26 2020 - 20:00
Colt Data Centre Services welcomes new Director of Energy and Sustainability
LONDON, Nov. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

Scott Balloch joins the team as Colt DCS looks to ramp up its commitment to 
sustainable operations 

Colt Data Centre Services [ ](DCS) today 
announces the appointment of its new Director of Energy and Sustainability, 
Scott Balloch. This announcement comes  as Colt DCS continues to ramp up its 
commitment to energy efficiency, making sustainability a key strategic driver 
for its global operations.   

As part of his role, Scott will spearhead Colt DCS' global energy and 
sustainability strategy. He will play a key part in ensuring sustainability is 
a priority focus for the business as it expands its footprint across the globe. 
Scott will also be responsible for ensuring the overall sustainability goals 
for the business are achieved. Some of the key new and exciting initiatives 
people can expect from Colt DCS include setting global science-based targets 
for carbon reduction, and taking strong action on renewable power supplies and 
waste. As befits a company that aspires to be the most customer-centric Data 
Centre services provider, Colt DCS will position itself as a strong credible 
partner in helping its customers achieve their own sustainability goals. 

Scott comes with over 12 years' experience in energy and sustainability 
management. Previously Director of the Energy and Environmental Unit at BT, he 
was responsible for the company's environmental risk and carbon programme and 
the design and build of its network and data centre accommodation. 

Explaining his reasons for choosing Colt DCS, Scott explained – "Hyperscale 
data centres are a rapidly growing and extremely exciting industry sector. For 
me, now is the key inflection point to drive sustainability and carbon 
reduction as a key strategic driver in the inevitable growth in this sector. 
It's the right time to be doing this, the Colt DCS senior leadership team are 
extremely supportive, and I feel other firms will quickly follow Colt DCS' 
lead. I really wanted to be at the forefront of that change". 

"I'm thrilled to be joining the Colt DCS team at such an exciting time," said 
Scott. "We are working hard to ensure sustainable operations across our 
international portfolio of facilities and I look forward to seeing what we are 
able to achieve in the coming months and years in making our business goals a 

Niclas Sanfridsson, CEO at Colt DCS added, "We are excited to welcome Scott to 
the Colt DCS team. His years of experience and expertise within the energy and 
sustainability industry will be a valuable asset to us as we prioritise our 
goals towards being more green in our operations."

For more information about Colt DCS, visit

About Colt DCS 
Colt Data Centre Services provide true service and operational excellence in 
the design, build, delivery and operational management of hyperscale data 
centres and hybrid cloud solutions to our customers across Europe and Asia 

We have over 25 years of experience in operating 26 state-of-the-art carrier 
neutral data centres across 18 cities, offering 24/7 security and local 
language support. 

Our connectivity and colocation solutions allow our customers freedom to plan 
effectively for the growth of their business, knowing that their data centre 
strategy is ready for the demands of tomorrow. 

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Source: Colt Data Centre Services (Colt DCS)