Rob is a Doctor of engineering and Chartered Energy Engineer with 20 years of consultancy experience. His time in Buro Happold has involved leading a range of new initiatives from cutting-edge research to the development of new tools and services relating to energy and wider sustainability. Rob provides facilitation skills and strategic sustainability thinking and guidance through to design advice across a broad spectrum of issues, underpinned by a strong technical understanding. This has involved working from strategy development, design, and completion for projects of all scales, including auditing existing systems, reviewing company-wide operations, building design, urban development, and corporate or public strategies. With the experience of providing sustainable design input for over 200 projects and engagement in 10+ doctorate-level research projects, Rob offers extensive knowledge and valuable experience for informing sustainable decision making and design. This experience and a commitment to supporting research and innovation have helped many of these projects achieve numerous industry awards for sustainable design. Rob was awarded Construction Week Middle East MEP Engineer of the Year 2012, Engineer of the Year in the Middle East Architects Awards in 2013, and the ICE Cooper Hill Memorial Prize in 2019.