London | Nov 14, 2017

London Seminar: Implementing PAS2080

Implementing PAS2080: Supply Chain Collaboration to reduce the Carbon Footprint and Cost of major Infrastructure Projects.

Volvo UK, in conjunction with the Green Construction Board Infrastructure Working Group organised a Seminar to bring together the supply chains of major infrastructure clients and contractors to understand how PAS2080 can help both reduce carbon emissions and reduce costs.

PAS2080, issued by the UK Government’s Construction Leadership Council and the Green Construction Board, is the world’s first specification aimed at managing whole-life carbon in infrastructure.

The day-long event in London featured expert presentations to gain an understanding of PAS 2080 and includes facilitated table clinics addressing specific issues, and a networking lunch.

The Event was supported by Volvo Group and endorsed by the Construction Climate Challenge and Green Construction Board.

See full agenda here


Paul Toyne

Chair of Seminar

Dr Paul Toyne is an independent adviser, supporting all aspects of the design and construction value chain to improve environmental and sustainability performance. expert in the sustainable built environment and deliver commercial benefits.

He is a London Sustainable Development Commissioner appointed by the Mayor. Chair of Constructing Excellence’s Sustainability Forum and a member of the UK Green Construction’s Green Construction Board infrastructure working group. Previously, Paul has worked worked in design, construction, and development, holding posts as Group Director of Sustainability for both Balfour Beatty and WSP Group, and was Head of Sustainability for Bovis Lend Lease in the UK.

Chris Newsome

Anglian Water, Chair Green Construction Board

Chris Newsome is Director of Asset Management at Anglian Water and was appointed in September 2004. Chris is a civil engineer by profession and has spent the vast majority of his career within the water industry, planning for, designing and delivering capital programmes of work and managing the asset base.

Chris is Chairman of @one Alliance, Chairman of UK Water Industry Research Ltd and a Director of the Institute of Asset Management. He is also a member of the Government’s Green Construction Board and is Chairman of the Infrastructure Group.

Chris is a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers and of the Institute of Asset Management and a member of the Chartered Institute of Water and Environmental Management. He is now the President of IAM and in the 2017 New Year’s Honours was awarded an OBE for services to civil engineering and carbon reduction.

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Maria Manidaki

Sustainability Leader, Mott MacDonald

Maria Manidaki is a Chartered Engineer with 13 years of professional experience in water infrastructure with specialisation in investment planning and carbon management, including low carbon technologies, strategic studies, low carbon asset management as well as carbon management policy and standards development. Maria has worked with water utilities, other infrastructure owners and various players in the infrastructure value chain, including contractors, regulators, private investors and project developers to deliver infrastructure projects and advise on sustainability and carbon management opportunities. She has been in the authoring team of the Infrastructure Carbon Review, lead author of the Infrastructure Carbon Review Technical Report and led the PAS 2080 Technical Author team: Carbon Management in Infrastructure.

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Ged Farmer

Sustainability Technical Manager, LRQA

LRQA’s Sustainability Technical Manager, Ged Farmer has been working for the LR Group for over 17 years within Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance, one of the leading global verification, certification and training bodies.

He has wide experience of a number of legal and voluntary social, sustainability and carbon schemes and standards. Extensive experience in data and information verification relates to a number of industry sectors including Marine, Oil & Gas, Transportation and Logistics, Power Generation, Telecommunication and Construction.

Ged is a Certified Sustainability Assurance Practitioner, has a degree in Applied Biology and a Masters degree in Environmental Monitoring and Assessment.

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Adrian Felton

City Mobility Manager, Volvo Bus

Adrian Felton has been with Volvo since 1999, in September 2007 he became the City Bus Product Manager moving to the City Mobility Manager Role in April 2015. Adrian’s role as City Mobility Manger is to work alongside local authorities, operators and stakeholder groups to introduce sustainable transport solutions. Working with these stakeholder groups to provide tailored solutions is key for the future of public transport in the UK.

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Ian Corder

Programme Cost Forecasting Manager, Environment Agency

Ian Corder leads the Cost and Carbon forecasting team on the Environment Agency’s flood defence capital programme. He is closely involved in developing improved methods for modelling and forecasting on a range of infrastructure assets, projects and operations, as well as shaping the organisation’s longer-term commercial and delivery strategy.

Ian has worked in organisations across infrastructure, defence and construction, building smart, analytical teams who generate compelling and credible insights to help the efficient delivery of projects and operations. He’s particularly interested in big data, modelling and sustainability in the wet infrastructure sector.

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Mark Fenton

Climate Change Specialist (Carbon)

Mark Fenton is a Climate Change Specialist at High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd. He joined HS2 in March 2013 and leads the development and implementation of the technical specifications, standards and processes to manage and minimise the carbon impact of the construction and operation of all phases of the high speed railway. Before HS2 he worked at CH2M as a Sustainability Consultant in their Sustainable Buildings team. In this role he worked with asset owners, developers, designers and contractors to develop and deliver sustainability objectives across a variety of residential, non-domestic and mixed-use developments. He graduated from the University of Liverpool with a Masters degree in Environment and Climate Change.

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James Cadman

Lead Consultant, Action Sustainability

Dr James Cadman, CEnv. MIEMA. James has worked in sustainable procurement and product sustainability for more than 15 years. He has extensive experience of assessing the sustainability impacts that products have through their life cycle and supply chains and applying that to sustainable procurement and supply chain policies & initiatives. James has led many projects on developing green/sustainable procurement policies; devising product standards and guidance; and undertaking carbon footprinting studies in order to improve product and market sustainability performance outcomes, as well as meeting organisational sustainability targets. Past clients include Network Rail, Arriva, Unilever, Tesco, IKEA, Vodafone, Defra and the European Commission.

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Damien Canning

Head of Technical Sustainability, Costain Group PLC

Damien Canning works for Costain Group as their head of technical sustainability, managing a team of researchers dedicated to solving their customers toughest climate change-related challenges. He specialises in climate change impacts and its implication on business, carbon economics, low carbon investment, applied carbon methods and climate change management.

Damien holds a degree in Economics and an MSc in Carbon Management.

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