Duncan joined Buro Happold as Director of Sustainability. He brings to the role significant technical and business knowledge and has a high profile within the sustainability market, being nominated one of the ‘Top 50 Stars of Sustainability’ 2013, Building Magazine.
Duncan has operated successfully at all scales within the built environment, from buildings through to masterplanning and strategic consultancy. He is a Chartered Engineer and Chartered Physicist with 19 years experience of business leadership in energy, carbon and sustainability. He has worked with leading UK and international clients to deliver successful policies, strategies and projects across a wide range of sectors including retail, commercial property, social housing, public sector and finance.
He sits on steering groups and soundings boards for the UKGBC Delivering Building Performance task group, Open City Green Sky Thinking and is a regular speaker at sustainability thought leadership events organised by the Aldersgate Group, London First and CBx. He is currently leading Buro Happold’s work in a number of innovative areas including climate change resilience and designing to maximise health, wellbeing and productivity.
Duncan has a MSc in Energy Systems and the Environment from the University of Strathclyde and a BSc Hons in Physics & Astronomy at the University of Sheffield.