David is a Group Director with the Building Research Establishment. David’s background is in building physics and he now operates as Group Director within BRE and leads three elements of the business; Innovation Parks Network (includes Parks in UK, China, Brazil, Chile and Canada), Centre for Resilience, and leads BRE in Scotland. The BRE Innovation Park concept has been established to support the development and implementation of Government policies in relation to issues such as construction innovation, sustainability, energy efficiency, health and wellbeing, resilience and climate change. David’s role as Group Director is to lead the development and operation of these facilities. This role also involves engaging with public and private sector partners, Governments, academics and supply chain partners, within the UK and internationally, on issues relating to construction innovation, resilience and ageing.