Andy Ford

Professor of Systems Engineering in Built Environment at London South Bank University and CIBSE Past President
London South Bank University

Graduating as a mechanical engineer Andy was sponsored through his degree by RA Lister diesel engine manufactures in rural Gloucestershire. On graduating he joined Max Fordham and Partners.

In 1983 at the age of 30 he left to establish his own consulting practice ‘Fulcrum Consulting’ which became famed for advanced integrated low energy building design and sustainable master planning.

Andy’s involvement with the future direction of the industry has grown over the years. Fulcrum proactively lead the industry debate around sustainability and were founding members of the UKGBC. Andy was the Technical and Policy Chair for the first 3 years of operation and remains a UK Green Building council Ambassador. He has had a long interest in research, innovation and knowledge transfer working as a research manager in DTI Partners in Innovation program and serving on the Modern Built Environment Knowledge Transfer Network steering group since its foundation. He was awarded the IMechE Built Environment Prize in 2008 and an honorary doctorate by Herriot Watt University in 2012.

Andy Ford will be speaking at:

Update on legislation and the direction of travel: What is the impact of legislation and Government policy on building services engineers?

17/11/2016 14:50 - 15:40

What the world could look like if all buildings achieved best engineering outcomes

17/11/2016 14:30 - 14:50

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