Archives: Speakers.

Dr Evangelia Chrysikou

Dr Chrysikou is Associate Professor, Program Director MSc Healthcare Facilities UCL. Medical architect, PhD mental healthcare (UCL). Former Marie Curie H2020 Fellow. Member of the National Accessibility Authority in Hellenic Republic. Vice-President, Urban Health Section, EUPHA. Executive Committee of AfH. Consulted for the EC, the Hellenic Ministry of Health and Centre of European Constitutional Law… Read more »

Paul Fenton

Paul Fenton MBE is a Chartered Electrical Engineer, having extensive experience over the last 28 years within the Building Services and Facilities Management industry in both the public and private sectors, in the UK and European markets. He was awarded a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in Her Majesty the Queen’s… Read more »

Annie Shepperd

Annie Shepperd is a business leader with more than 25 years’ experience leading and transforming businesses across private, public and non-for-profit sectors. Annie is currently chief executive of Salix Finance, which she has been leading since 2012. She is responsible for the performance of the organisation working closely with its core funders – the UK,… Read more »

Councillor Tracey Rawlins

Lived in Manchester for 30 years. I got involved in local issues in Wythenshawe through the Regeneration that took place mid 90’s, volunteering at my local toddler group and building up my confidence and experience through the opportunities that the development of Sure Start programmes provided.  I took my first paid role in 2000 with Barnardo’s and have had a number of posts in the voluntary sector and trustee roles.  I’ve run grant programmes, worked as Volunteer Co-ordinator, a… Read more »

Dame Sue Ion GBE

Dame Sue received the prestigious Dame Grand Cross award in the Platinum Jubilee Honours for services to engineering.   Sue’s background is in materials science/metallurgy. She gained a first class honours from Imperial College in 1976 and a PhD in 1979 before joining BNFL where she was Group Director of Technology 1992-2006. She holds Visiting… Read more »

Dr Shaun Fitzgerald

Shaun studied at Cambridge before joining the faculty at Stanford University. He returned to Cambridge in 2000 and in 2006 founded Breathing Buildings. He took up the position as Director of The Royal Institution in 2018 and in 2020 was appointed Director of the Centre for Climate Repair at Cambridge University. Shaun is a Fellow… Read more »

Prof. Peter Guthrie

Peter Guthrie was the first Professor in Engineering for Sustainable Development in the UK, taking up this post at the University of Cambridge in 2000. Prior to that he was in engineering consultancy for over 25 years. His research is focused on resilience of infrastructure, the assessment of large scale projects for sustainability, and energy efficiency… Read more »

Prof. Catherine Noakes

Cath Noakes is a chartered mechanical engineer, with a background in fluid dynamics at the University of Leeds. She leads research into ventilation, indoor air quality and infection control in the built environment using experimental and modelling based studies. Her research projects include substantial collaboration with the NHS around the healthcare environment, including air cleaning… Read more »