Influencing the project brief and business model

Author: Chris Carroll, Ailsa Roberts, Nitesh Magdani and Michael Gryniuk

Date published

22 December 2020

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Influencing the project brief and business model

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Date published

22 December 2020

Author

Chris Carroll, Ailsa Roberts, Nitesh Magdani and Michael Gryniuk

Price

Free

Author

Chris Carroll, Ailsa Roberts, Nitesh Magdani and Michael Gryniuk

The speakers discuss their experiences of influencing both the brief and the client. They also highlight how they are adapting the business model within their respective companies.

Recorded at the Climate Emergency Conference: driving forward the commitments for change.
 

Making changes to influence the project brief and business model

About the speakers

Chris Carroll
A Director in Arup’s Building Engineering Group in London and a Fellow of the Institution of Structural Engineers, Chris has delivered a significant number of internationally acclaimed building projects in collaboration with some of the world’s most renowned Architects. Passionate about driving sustainable, low carbon designs, Chris recently became Arup’s partnership director working with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) based in Geneva.

Ailsa Roberts
Ailsa is Senior Engineer at Expedition Engineering, and a Trustee at the Useful Simple Trust, a position she was elected to by her colleagues. She is going to talk about how the Trust’s B Corp status will help them tackle climate change.

Nitesh Magdani
In his 20 years as an architect, Nitesh has combined his sustainable design experience and passion for use of natural materials to put forward a business case for sustainability. Nitesh will explain his journey, firstly as Group Director of Sustainability at BAM, and with subsequent projects, how he is pushing the construction industry to re-evaluate preconceived business models.

Michael Gryniuk
Michael is an Associate and Project Manager at LeMessurier in Boston, Massachusetts. He is currently serving on the Steering Committee of ASCE’s Structural Engineering Institute’s (SEI) Sustainability Committee and also as Chair of the in-development Structural Engineers 2050 Commitment Program (SE 2050), which aims to establish a national commitment program for structural engineers to commit to achieving net zero embodied carbon in structural systems by 2050.
 

Additional information

Format:
Video
Video Length:
01:14:30
Publisher:
IStructE

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Training Sustainability & Environment Climate change Video IStructE London HQ

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