Bruno is a Project Director at Far East Consortium (FEC). He joined FEC/DHI with over 15 years’ experience through all development work stages, from briefing and concept stages, through planning and design development to construction completion. His experience spans across a vast range of sectors, including governmental, academic, heritage, cultural, commercial and residential projects, and includes high rise buildings in Canary Wharf (including The Spire), various commercial refurbishments in London, multiple-award-winning residential schemes in London and Cambridge, a Cultural Centre in Abu Dhabi, and the Portuguese National Radio Television Studios and Headquarters in Lisbon. Bruno is currently overseeing Consort Place development in Canary Wharf and working with the development team in new opportunities.
Bruno Almeida Santos
Arthur is Chief Executive Officer at Skyroom and leads the company’s strategy, finance and communications. He is an urban designer and business leader building solutions to create sustainable cities.
Prior to founding Skyroom, Arthur founded the clean technology and manufacturing business, bio-bean, and the think-tank, Fast Forward 2030, where he serves as Deputy Chairman and Chairman respectively. He lectures at Imperial College London and at UCL where he is Entrepreneur in Residence. He has been recognised by the UN as a Sustainable Development Goals Pioneer.
Cécile Faraud manages the C40 Clean Construction Programme, which supports cities cities in driving zero carbon construction by 2050, with a focus on reducing carbon from materials and machinery. Prior to C40, Cécile managed the London City-Business Leaders initiative at CDP, aimed at aligning the city and businesses climate ambitions and actions. The partnership comprises the Greater London Authority, 11 global companies operating in London such as Tesco, Sky, Siemens and Landsec, and NGO partners CDP, C40 and The B Team. She had previously shaped and led the Circular Economy programme for the city of Peterborough (UK), authoring blogs on the Circular Economy. She has also worked, when based in Bangkok, on French and South-East Asian collaboration for sustainable development and cross-cutting regional issues.
She holds a MSc in Environment and Sustainable Development from University College London (UCL) and Master’s degrees in International Relations and Geography from IRIS Sup’ (France) and the Sorbonne respectively.
Holley Chant is Lendlease’s Director of Sustainability on the Google Development Venture (GDV). GDV is the largest urban regeneration project in the USA, where Lendlease will develop up to 15M SF of residential, retail and hospitality space across Google-owned land in Silicon Valley, California.
A key focus of Holley’s work with Lendlease is taking circularity strategies from concept through implementation. She is passionate about the local reuse of urban timber, which she sees as an opportunity for eliminating waste, reducing carbon, and connecting with the local community.
Prior to joining Lendlease, Holley led built environment sustainability projects spanning governmental and commercial zones in the Middle East for over twelve years.
Charles helps designers and brands make functional products last decades, not days, enables us to fall back in love with our products repeatedly, so they stay on the streets and mountains longer and not in landfills!
Lizzie is the founder of Pupils Profit. Working work with schools across the UK, Pupils Profit supply Enterprise Training Toolkits and ethical products to sell in child-led schoolyard enterprises. These include ECO REFILL SHOP which engages the whole school community including parents and staff, in reducing plastic waste throughout a school year, and develops numeracy, life and workplace skills in the children.