Simon Sturgis AADip RIBA is an architect and environmental specialist focusing on whole-life carbon reduction in the built environment. He is an advisor to UK Govt, the Building Research Establishment, UKGBC, and the EU Commission.
He has written professional guidance on Whole Life Carbon assessment for the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, the Royal Institute of British Architects, the Greater London Authority and the British Council for Offices. He has been Sustainability Advisor to the RIBA Stirling Prize, and recent chair of the RIBA Sustainable Futures Group. He advises; Heathrow Airport, British Land, Warwick University, Google, Grosvenor, HS2, Landsec, Skidmore Owings & Merrill, Schroders Investment Bank and many others on; carbon policy, climatic impacts and investment risk, and the whole life carbon costs of individual projects.
He has written many articles on whole-life carbon for; the Architects Journal (AJ), Building Magazine, BD, RIBAJ, etc. He has spoken widely at many international conferences, including Futurebuild UK, World Architecture Festival and COP 24. His book ‘Targeting Zero – embodied and whole life carbon explained’ is available from the RIBA. See www.targetingzero.co.uk for more information.