Lynne is a practising Architect and was founding Partner of sustainableBYdesign, finalists in all 2010-2012 BRE Passivhaus housing Competitions. Previously Lynne was Sustainability Director for 9 years at Broadway Malyan, and for 10 years Associate Director at ECD Architects, which pioneered an energy- and environment-conscious approach to design. As Project Architect she has led many schemes shortlisted for Housing Design Awards and won the UKs first Zero CO2 housing competition in 1999. She has advised successive UK governments on sustainability and energy efficiency in the built environment, and chaired the Expert Panel for the Scottish Government whose report “A Low Carbon Building Standards Strategy for Scotland" was published in 2007 and updated in 2013. Lynne is a Visiting Professor, design consultant and review panel member, and was awarded an OBE for services to Architecture in 2011. She is a member of the UK Government's Green Construction Board.
Paul Everall CBE has been Chief Executive of LABC since its formation in 2005. It is the representative body for the building control teams in local authorities and aims to ensure they provide an efficient, customer-friendly service to developers and other clients, and that Government and industry is fully aware of the importance of building control. Prior to that Paul was a senior civil servant. Between 1981 and 2005 he headed teams responsible for minerals planning, new towns policy, housing renewal policy and building regulations. He is a civil and traffic engineer by profession, and has a first class honours degree in mechanical sciences from Cambridge University. He is married with 3 grown-up daughters and lives in Bridport in Dorset.
Adrian has a background in development planning, research and strategic management consulting, mostly with RSLs and local authorities. He has been active in promoting energy-efficient regeneration and construction for over 20 years, setting up new models to deliver effective user-centred solutions. He currently leads Greenoak's sustainable development work which seeks to promote inclusive and flexible design, as well as pushing affordable environmental performance into the mainstream agenda.
Emma works for Cambridge City Council as Senior Sustainability Officer (Design and Construction), which involves helping to deliver environmentally sustainable development through the promotion and application of sustainable construction practise in new private and public developments within the City. In recent years, Emma has developed an interest in integrating climate change adaptation measures into new development, and is also a member of the Local Adaptation Advisory Panel Steering Group, which provides advice to Government on the role of local authorities in delivering climate change adaptation. Originally from Swansea, Emma has an undergraduate degree in Geography and Archaeology from the University of Leicester, a Masters in Environmental Biology from Swansea University and an Urban and Regional Planning Masters from the University of Westminster.
Fuelled by a desire to emulate the efficiency of Australia's Northern Territory termite mounds, Simon uses natural materials and construction methods to create contemporary family homes, concentrating on the wellbeing of the inhabitants.
Mike is a chartered surveyor with 30 years experience. Mike was Managing Partner/Director of Gooch and Wagstaff/ Gooch Webster, before becoming a Director of Colliers. He then established his own Sustainable Development Consultancy, which operated out of Bristol advising a range of occupiers and property owners. Mike is now Managaging Director of HAB Housing having been involved with the business since its establishment in 2007. Mike is committed to enhancing environmental and social sustainability in the built environment and is a Founder Ambassador of the UK Green Building Council, as well as a Board Member for the GHA.
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University of Sheffield, Arts Tower, Bolsover St, Sheffield S3 7NA
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