George pursues his passion for sustainable development and the ‘performance of buildings in use’ through his position as Chairman of the UK’s Building Performance Network a programme of the Sustainable Development Foundation which he Chairs.
Most recently he was Professor of Low Impact and Sustainable Buildings at Coventry University and prior to this was Head of Sustainable Development and a Director with Willmott Dixon Group. Before that appointment, he was Director of Sustainability at BRE.
George plays an active role as Chair of the Sustainable Development Foundation and as a member of the National Energy Foundation’s Advisory Board. He is also a Forum Affiliate of the UK’s leading sustainable development charity Forum for the Future; an alumni of the Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership (1997); and a UK Green Building Council Ambassador.
He has been a member of a number of Government task forces, the most recent of which was the Green Construction Board’s Knowledge & Skills Working Group, which he chaired.