How we can speed up retrofit from multi-sector perspectives?

About this event:

The session will focus on “speeding up retrofit: what more needs to be done?” – we’ll explore:

  1. What drives retrofit?
  2. Retrofit assessment processes,
  3. Skill and resource – centres around how to successfully move forward building retrofits from multi-sector perspectives.


  • Hui Ben (Panel Chair), Research Fellow, School of Engineering, Newcastle University.
  • Chris Jofeh, Consultant at Arup, Chair of Implementation Group on the Decarbonisation of Existing Housing at Welsh Government.
  • Don Coston, Chartered Building Surveyor and Partner at Bidwells.
  • Santiago G. Velez, Technical Director – Net Zero Digital Delivery Lead at Mott MacDonald
  • Donal Brown, Managing Director at Sustainable Design Collective, Co-chair of delivery working group at National Retrofit Hub
  • Russell Smith, Founder and Managing Director at RetrofitWorks.

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Wed, 6 Dec 2023 13:00 - 14:00 GMT