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Dr Katherine Adams – Director, Reusefully

Katherine is a co-founder of Reusefully Ltd, set up to assist companies in research and consultancy in sustainability, low carbon and circular economy, predominately in the construction sector. She also works as Technical Director for the Alliance for Sustainable Building Products (ASBP).  Prior to this she managed the Resource Efficiency work area at BRE and SmartWaste (now SmartSite), a suite of web-based tools to measure and monitor environmental impact on construction sites. Katherine has over 20 years’ experience in the construction sector and throughout her career, has been instrumental in raising the importance of construction resource efficiency within the UK through the development of research and the provision of data and has developed influential partnerships and networks and encouraged collaboration across the supply chain and with Government.

Anastasia Stella  – Associate Consultant (Sustainability), Waterman Group

Anastasia has a solid academic background in Architectural Engineering and her key professional focus areas are Circular Economy and Net Zero. She has been the key author of the Waterman Materials Passports Framework which was developed in collaboration with CIRCuIT (EU Horizon Programme) and BRE (as the CIRCuIT project partners), which is an initiative to standardise Materials Passports across the industry. She is involved in the development of European and national Standards for Circular Economy in construction, and the UKGBC committee for Materials Passports. Anastasia led the implementation of Materials Passports at the sustainability-focussed commercial office scheme Edenica in London, and this saw the Materials Passports initiative being awarded “Best Net Zero Project” by ACE in 2022. She is also the co-founder of Circuland, a digital platform for the production and life-cycle management of Materials Passports.

Shaun Weston – Managing Director, British Offsite

Shaun Weston spent four years in the automotive industry, following a degree in engineering, before joining Weston Homes. In his early construction career, he gained grass roots experience in multiple trades, while also achieving a 1st class BSc degree in Construction Management. From there he became a site manager, holding this position for three years before moving into senior management and joining the Weston Homes board in 2017. In the position of Managing Director of Weston Logistics, Shaun developed The Weston Group’s first MMC systems, which led to the incorporation of British Offsite in 2020. Since then, Shaun has overseen offsite construction of 1,000 new homes and the completion of British Offsite’s second factory, with capacity to deliver 4,000 homes every year. Shaun’s personal philosophy of innovation and continuous improvement is driving British Offsite’s reputation as a leading high-tech manufacturer, where automotive, construction and logistics industries meet.

Andrew Way  – Associate Director, SCI

Andrew is a structural engineer with over 25 years of experience in the steel construction sector. He manages the Light Gauge Construction and Product Assessment parts of the SCI business. He has been involved in many areas of technical development, in particular cold-formed steel, structural robustness and product assessment and certification. As well as product development projects for clients, Andrew also presents SCI courses, writes SCI publications and runs the SCI Light Steel Forum.

Joe Campion  – Director, Quandrant Building Control – Part of the Socotec Group of Companies

Joe has almost 30 years’ experience working in Building Control. This includes 11 years spent at Lincoln City Council and as the Technical Manager for Butler & Young Ltd, responsible for interpretation of Approved Documents, liaison with Government departments, and bodies such as the BRE. He is a qualified Fire Engineer and energy assessor for both commercial and domestic buildings. Joe was a founding Director of Quadrant Building Control in 2007. Joe’s role at Quadrant includes the running of the Lincoln office, and the oversight of the financial performance of the business, as well as an active portfolio of Building Control work.

Dave Chapman  – Head of Technical, ArcelorMittal

Dave is a Chartered Structural Engineer working in the steel industry since 1986. Firstly, with the fabricators Wescol Glosford, and Dyer, involved in stadia, warehouse, office projects etc, where he became Technical Director. Subsequently, 20 years at Corus/Tata Steel/BCSA as Technical Manager. In 2023 joining ArcelorMittal Steligence, in a similar role, responsible for the specification of the company’s various products within the UK.

Peter Burchill  – National Business Development, Remagin

With some 20 years’ experience in construction industry having worked with fire and acoustic products Peter has a full understanding of the importance on test evidence.  Peter went form modular manufacture (fire and ballistic requirement) to light steel frame manufacture and was brought in to Etex over 5 years ago. Focusing on Housing / Education / Healthcare / Modular / Pre-Assembled Frames. As Remagin we look to shape the future of sustainable construction