Dr Peter Bonfield is Chief Executive of BRE - the UKs leading research based consultancy for the built environment providing strategic advice to key stakeholders in the construction sector and the corporate world.
Key foci for the business are driving sustainability through construction and enabling innovation to deliver against the demands of the sector. Climate change, broader aspects of sustainability, societal change and technology innovation mean that the construction sector is facing a period of halcyon change.
Dr Bonfield has had a very significant national and global impact on the delivery of better levels of sustainability within the built environment. He has achieved this through the creation of the BRE Innovation Park - a testing ground for innovative sustainable homes and buildings, his work with Marks and Spencer on their Plan A for sustainability and through his work with the Olympics Delivery Authority where he helped develop the Sustainability Policy for the games build and holds responsibility for all the construction products procure under the build programme.