07 - 09 March 2023 | ExCeL, London

07 - 09 March 2023
ExCeL, London









on demand










on demand



Next edition: 22 April 2021 11.30am - 2pm (BST)

Game Changers LIVE is an online event series brought to you by Futurebuild. The platform and format of the event is designed to connect you with leading innovative brands. These online events will spotlight a key industry sector within the built environment and showcase game changing solutions and innovations by the leading brands.

Previous Edition - Circular Futures: Construction De-risked

Game Changers LIVE – Circular Futures: Construction De-risked edition with headline partner Accoya® and in partnership with 540 WORLD, took place on Thursday 20 May 2021.

540 WORLD provides easy access to circular-economy-ready, non-toxic and socially fair products. They also support businesses and policy-makers transition their projects, brands, materials, processes and products towards a harm-free circular future.

Game Changers LIVE – Circular Futures: Construction De-risked brings you innovative companies leading the way in helping businesses de-risk the construction industry, creating a healthier and more robust environment for us all.

Hosted by Brendon Rowen, Founding Partner, 540 WORLD, join us to discover more on innovations from timber to taps, waste glass building facades to flooring, paint to carpet tiles and more amazing de-risking business snapshots for a harm-free future.

Headline Partner

Headline Partner

The host: Brendon Rowen

540 WORLD, Founding Partner, Brendon Rowen helps steer the company, on a clear and focussed Circular Economy path. Consulting for government organisations, businesses, manufacturers and individuals on Cradle to Cradle® design, adoption and implementation, in support of global Circular Economy strategies and the UNSDG’s.

Along with colleagues and partners at MBDC, EPEA, C2CPII and numerous other key partnership companies and collaborators, he inspires, innovates and helps implement the Cradle to Cradle® Design Framework in the UK and globally.

Brendon Rowen

Founding Partner, 540 WORLD

Innovation Partners


Headline Partner

The Concrete Centre

11.30-11.35 Welcome Address
11.35-11.40 Networking
11.40-12.10 Innovation Talks
12.10-12.15 Networking
12.15-13.15 Keynote Address
13.15-13.20 Networking
13.20-13.50 Innovation Talks
13.50-14.00 Networking and Close

More details to be announced soon.


Keynote Chair: chaline church

Chaline Church, Founding Partner, 540 WORLD & Circular Materials Specialist.

After decades in design, health and corporate business, Chaline focused on healthy materials in architecture, specialising her MA Interiors Architecture on materials and arrangements for mental health. She now focusses on materials health (non-toxic spaces for healthy futures) for the built environment, mostly on Cradle to Cradle Certified™ products, collaborative projects and supporting businesses bring new certified products to market. She steers projects and marketing at 540 WORLD and encourages each of us to choose health and authentic sustainability because we only have one body, one planet and one decade to regenerate our world.

Chaline Church

Founder Partner, 540 WORLD
& Circular Materials Specialist

Keynote Address

20 May 12.15pm - 13.15pm (BST)

Chaline Church chaired the Keynote session where speakers provided the most current global snapshots (from chemical catastrophes and solutions to socio-environmental human rights cases and de-risking strategies) to UK landmark changes on sustainability policy and contract tendering to a practical micro update on construction and installation.

See below the keynote presentations:

  • Dr Howard Dryden – Global Chemical Catastrophes and the Clean Ocean Solution to Climate Change
  • Professor Joshua Castellino – International Snapshots of Social Fairness, Real Risks, Case Studies, Costs and De-risking in a nutshell
  • Dr Jo Guy – Landmark Sustainability Changes to Environment Agency Pathfinder Programme
  • James Adams – UK Snapshot Update of Sustainable Construction, Installation and Circular Systems

Professor Joshua Castellino

Executive Director & Professor of Law, Minority Rights Group International

Dr Jo Guy

TEAM2100 Environment and Sustainability Manager, Environment Agency

Dr Howard Dryden

Marine Biologist,
GOES Foundation,
Roslin Innovation Centre,
The University of Edinburgh

James Adams

Commercial Director, Chiltern Contracts

Innovation Talks

Circular Timber - De-risking biodiversity through certified sustainable wood products

Accoya® Wood

There are many measures of sustainability and often the focus is on aspects such as carbon footprint and recyclability but other factors are also important. My presentation uses case studies to illustrate how the non-toxic nature of Accoya® combined with its durability can result in benefits to biodiversity and human health.

Justin Peckham

Sales Manager at Accsys Group

Circular Flooring - Planet-positive parquet solutions and non-toxic processes


Bauwerk Parquet is the innovative leader of natural, sustainable wood flooring with production sites and sales teams in more than 50 countries. We are the first wooden floor manufacturer to have been awarded the Cradle to Cradle Certified® Gold for selected products. This is just one of our many strong answers to climate change.

Peter Minns

Managing Director,
Bauwerk Group UK Ltd

Christian Steiner

Director Total Quality Management
Bauwerk Group

World-First Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Gold - Sanitary Fittings


Join GROHE as they take you through their first exciting steps into a circular business model, introducing their pioneering Cradle to Cradle Certified® products, learn how they achieved Gold certification and how they plan to continue to adapt and innovate in the future.

Luke Forster

Specification Manager,
GROHE Limited

Karl Lennon

Leader Projects
GROHE Limited

Accsys, producers of Accoya® wood presenting on ESG strategies for de-risking business

Accoya® wood

ESG and sustainability: de-risking business, identifying opportunities and living our values and purpose. Sustainability is central to our business. We talk about our approach to ESG (Environment, Social and Governance) and sustainability and how these considerations fundamentally adds value to our people and business, helps identifies opportunities to have a positive impact and ensure we live our values and purpose.

Yvonne Ngo

ESG Manager
Accsys Group

Circular Materials - Waste-glass facades, walls & counters

Ethical Stone

Ethical Stone is a comprehensive materials sourcing and supply consultancy. They provide specialist architectural surfaces and product solutions for the design and construction industry, including the beautiful, multi-use Magna Glaskeramik glass a Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Gold material.

Simon Goude

Director, Ethical Stone



Join us for this commercial case study showcasing multiple innovative materials specified for the first UK C2C Certified™ multi-story retrofit co-ordinated by 540 WORLD.  This 5-star London health clinic seeks to offer authentic circularity through safe and sustainably certified materials to optimize indoor air quality and steward a case study of building back better, post-Brexit and in covid conditions as an exemplar of the new possible.

Chaline Church

Founder Partner, 540 WORLD
& Circular Materials Specialist

Brendon Rowen

Founding Partner

The Golden Thread - it's not rocket science

Cobuilder: 11.45am (GMT)

Antony Brophy, Director of Business Development, UK will discuss; Dame Judith Hackitt’s call for a systematic change, Problems addressed by ‘The Independent Review of Building Regulation and Fire Safety’, What exactly is the ‘Golden Thread’ of information about? What has to be done to maintain it? Plus our formula for success.

Antony Brophy

Director of Business Development, UK

How Access to Equipment Data Can Decrease Your Expenses, Streamline Your Business and Keep You Safer

Onix: 1.20pm (GMT)

Andrew Cousins, Customer Success Manager, Onix Work will explain how you can bringing value to your construction related business in a collaborative manner by everyone in the value chain.

Andrew Cousins

Customer Success Manager

Event Schedule

11.30-11.35 Welcome Address
11.35-11.40 Networking
11.40-12.10 Innovation Talks
12.10-12.15 Networking
12.15-13.15 Keynote Address
13.15-13.20 Networking
13.20-13.50 Innovation Talks
13.50-14.00 Networking and Close

Catch up on previous editions on demand

If you missed Game Changers LIVE – Low Carbon Concrete edition with headline partner The Concrete Centre and in partnership with Concrete Futures you can catch up on demand.

Chaired by Claire Ackerman, The Concrete Centre, this online event explored how carbon can be saved now by using low carbon concretes and designing low carbon concrete structures. Catch up on sessions on demand and find about the innovations that form part of the industry roadmap to decarbonise cement and concrete.

Golden thread

Headline partner

If you missed Game Changers LIVE Golden Thread edition with headline partner Viewpoint, you can catch up on demand.

Hosted by Nick Tune, this edition explored not only what the golden thread is, but why and how it’s being implemented to help us as an industry build safer, better, and smarter.

You can catch up on the keynote session with government-appointed officials Rebecca Thompson and Aman Sharma, as well as all of the Digital Innovators.

Digital Twin On Demand

Golden thread

Headline partner

You can still catch up on our first Game Changers LIVE – Digital Twin edition which took place in December. It was a huge success with 8 digital innovators including Leica Geosystems, IES, Bluesky World, Revvis, Cintoo, Vectorworks and NavVis showcasing their latest products to an engaged specifier audience.

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