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 Expert  729220

Expert in Sustainable Design, Sustainability, Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, BREEAM, CSH, Engineering


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United Kingdom
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Expert has a Mech Eng degree from The Johns Hopkins University and an Executive MBA from Imperial College. Expert is the Head of the Sustainability Department for a global engineering consultancy: Expert's Firm.

Expert has experience in the technical and financial analysis and in the design of all commercially available energy efficiency, sustainability, and renewable energy systems listed in his areas of expertise.

Expert was requested to give CPD (Continued Professional Development) training presentations both internally to DSA employees and externally to architects and developers. These presentations were on the topic of sustainable design considerations, compliance with sustainability and energy policy, and renewable energy systems.

Expert has published articles about the future of carbon policy for industry publications in the USA, UK, France, Israel, and South Africa.

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alternative energy

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amorphous photovoltaic cell

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amorphous silicon solar cell

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energy conservation

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energy consumption

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energy efficiency

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energy efficiency analysis

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energy efficiency evaluation, measurement & verification

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energy efficient building design

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energy engineering

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energy recovery system

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energy-efficient air conditioner

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energy-efficient biomass boiler

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energy-efficient boiler

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energy-efficient building

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energy-efficient chiller

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energy-efficient cogeneration

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energy-efficient district heating

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energy-efficient energy management system

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energy-efficient energy recovery system

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energy-efficient energy storage system

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energy-efficient fan

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energy-efficient gas boiler

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energy-efficient heat pump

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energy-efficient heating ventilating and air conditioning control

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energy-efficient heating, ventilating and air-conditioning system

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energy-efficient lighting system

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energy-efficient solar water heating

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energy-efficient water heating

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environmental impact statement

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French

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French language translation

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geothermal energy

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heating system

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photoelectric cell

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photovoltaic cell

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photovoltaic energy system

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photovoltaics

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public policy

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renewable energy system

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renewable resource

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solar collector

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solar energy

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solar energy application

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solar irradiance

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solar irradiance observation

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solar lighting system

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solar panel

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solar space heating

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solar space heating system

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solar technology

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solar thermal energy system

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thin-film photovoltaic cell


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Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
2010   Executive MBA   Business   Imperial College, London   "A" average
2003   BS Mechanical Engineering   Mechanical Engineering   The Johns Hopkins University   Dean's List

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2006 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

Sustainability

 

Head of Sustainability

 

Consulting engineering role responsible for the sustainability and renewable energy business unit . Manager of a business unit with a turnover of £150k. Responsible for managing and training 3 mechanical engineers. Company expert in renewable energy and sustainable design. Generated profits exceeding £90k per year from renewable energy and sustainability projects. Presented complex engineering solutions to developers, architects, planners, and other engineers. Worked on a large variety of international projects including office towers, malls, mixed-use, and residential developments. Responsible for the project management of residential, mixed-use, and commercial projects in the UK. Took the initiative to launch a weekly internal training programme for all the DSA engineers. Presented two training seminars to clients: Sustainable design considerations, and Compliance with UK energy and sustainability policies. Prepared technical and financial analyses on systems including photovoltaic panels, river-water cooling, evaporative cooling, geothermal, biomass, fuel cells, bio-digestion, CHP, and solar water heating.

2005 to 2006

 

Teleconnect France

 

Self-employed - Sales

 

Managing Director

 

Started a business selling a telephone service. Spent first 2 months selling to businesses. Revised his strategy by selecting a niche market to focus sales on – sold mostly to Anglo-Saxon expatriates living in France. Evaluated innovative add-on products to sell to his client-base. Performed basic accounting and administrative requirements. Signed over 280 customers. Sold business to Budget Telecom.

2004 to 2005

 

Insituform Europe

 


 

Business Development Manager Europe

 

Responsible for the development of new products for the water market across Europe. Responsibilities included sales, marketing, producing technical specifications, and pricing.

Promoted from French to European head-quarters after only 10 months.

Developed a go-to-market strategy for a new product. Liaised with senior management across the world. Oversaw the conception and setup of the French website. Oversaw the implementation of a CRM software for France. Wrote advertising/marketing material for new products. Identified and acquired customers through cold calls, tradeshows, and presentations.

2003 to 2004

 

Insituform France

 


 

Head Estimator

 

Responsible for the pricing and the writing of technical proposals for all the company's bids with values up to € 2.7M.

Operational after undergoing only 2 weeks of training. Took the initiative to rewrite the 70 page standard technical tender document. Took the initiative to improve the pricing methodology. Member of quality, estimating, backlog, and design internal committees.


Career Accomplishments:
Professional Appointments

British Council for Offices (BCO): Appointed to the NextGen Committee of the BCO.

Awards/Recognition

Dec 2009: Won BCO challenge "Design the office of the future."


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

He has published articles in Trading Carbon (UK), Living Green Online Magazine (USA); Environnement & Technique (France), and the Israeli Institute of Energy and Environment (Israel).


Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Technical and financial analysis of 16,000m2 installation of PV panels for Larnaca Airport in Cyprus.
  • Technical and financial analysis of systems to reduce the running cost of a Royal Mail sorting facility.
  • Sustainability audit for the Americal School of London.
  • Feasibility study for a river-water cooling system for an office building in Riga, Latvia.
  • Technical and financial analysis of a waste to power system in London in coordination with Thames Water.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
2006 to   UK   Expert worked for an engineering consultancy in London. He started working as a mechanical engineer producing the design of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems for buildings. Expert was promoted to be the Heat of the Sustainability Department.
2003 to 2005   France   Expert started his own business in France in the telecom industry. He sold his services primarily to Anglo-Saxon expats living in France.

Expert worked for a construction company in France. Started in a technical pricing role. Promoted to a business development / sales role. Experience in sales to government and large corporations.


Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
French   Expert grew up in France. French is his second mother tongue.
English   Expert grew up speaking English at home and got his BS in Mechanical Engineering in the US and his MBA in the UK.
Spanish   Expert learned basic Spanish at school, which he perfected during a 6 month stay in Spain.

Market Research:
Appointed to the NextGen Committee of the BCO; CIBSE “Low Carbon Consultant” and “Low Carbon Energy Assessor;” BRE Certified “Competent Person” for CO2 Emissions Calculations; BREEAM Certified as BREEAM Accredited Professional (BREEAM AP); CSH Certified to carry out assessments for Code for Sustainable Homes; Certified to carry out SAP calculations with JPA SAP software.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Sustainable design considerations; Compliance with sustainability and energy policy in the UK; Intoduction to renewable energy systems.


 

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