Alastair is Head of Business Transformation and a member of the Leadership Team at UKGBC (the UK Green Building Council). He leads the scoping and delivery of projects to provide the industry with the tools and guidance it requires to radically improve the sustainability of the built environment. This includes working on open innovation which Alastair believes is needed in order to achieve the necessary step change in environmental and social impact. Current projects include circular economy, climate resilience and biodiversity. Alastair was previously a director at a national property consultancy where he provided advice on sustainability issues throughout the property lifecycle and especially on asset management, focussing on strategy, reporting and the link to business value. He is a Member of the RICS and a Practitioner of IEMA.
For more updates on sustainability, the built environment and occasionally Japan you can follow him on Twitter @greenginger_UK