George Martin Consulting Limited
George is Professor of Low Impact and Sustainable Buildings and the External Affairs Director at the Department of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Building at Coventry University.
Until 2012 he was Head of Sustainability with Willmott Dixon Construction's Re-Thinking Business Unit, an initiative aiming to deliver sustainable buildings for all sectors.
George is also an Associate of the UK's leading sustainable development charity Forum for the Future.
He has previously been a Non-Executive Director of The Academy for Sustainable Communities, a member of both the Sustainability Forum and the Sustainable Procurement Task Force and an Interim Board member of the UK Green Building Council.
Prior to these appointments, he was Director of Sustainability at BRE where he worked closely with Government on their policy for sustainable housing; worked with Jonathan Porritt at Forum for the Future, where George became an advocate for pioneering sustainability work with the corporate sector; and at Tarmac where he was Director of Environment for Tarmac Construction Services (now Carillion) and Managing Director of Stanger Science and Environment.
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Sustainable Development Foundation (SDF)
Jon Bootland is Director of the Sustainable Development Foundation (SDF). The SD Foundation particularly focuses on building clients and funders, with current programmes including the Sustainable Traditional Buildings Alliance (STBA), Alliance for Sustainable Building Products (ASBP) and SHINE - the leaders' network for sustainable buildings. It also supports the work of the Good Homes Alliance and the Passivhaus Trust.
Jon was previously an Associate Director at CIRIA and Director of Regeneration and Policy at The Prince's Foundation. He is also an Associate at Forum for the Future.
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Advisory Board Member
Eclipse Research Consultants
Ian is a partner in Eclipse Research Consultants – an independent consultancy formed in 1984 and specializing in the procurement, management and operation of the built environment. He now spends significant slices of his working life undertaking independent third party evaluations and facilitating stakeholder engagement exercises of one kind or another. He joined SDF as an associate and board member in October 06, having been involved in the Foundation since its inception.
Ian is also a visiting professor in the School of the Built Environment at the University of Salford and an associate of Cambridge Architectural Research Ltd.
Ian has kept a watching brief on the unfolding of sustainable development, particularly as it has impacted on the construction industry, since 1987. He has extensive experience of research design and management, dissemination, exploitation and impact assessment, for the EU, major UK government agencies, public sector bodies, voluntary organisations and other funding sources.
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Better Buildings Partnership
Sarah has been working on sustainability issues in the real estate sector for over 15 years, initially as one of the founding Directors of Upstream and, following its acquisition by Jones Lang LaSalle in 2007, Sarah went on to become a European Director at the firm. Sarah is now a visiting lecturer at Cass Business School, a board member of the Sustainable Development Foundation and an independent advisor. Sarah was instrumental in establishing some of the industry's first benchmarks on sustainability issues and has contributed to many of the industry's working groups on sustainability including the EPBD Directive Implementation Advisory Group, the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change, the British Property Federation Sustainability Committee and the Green Property Alliance.
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