Simon Cross - Director of Building Futures Group - BRE

Topic Title: CLC smart construction mission 

Simon is Director of the Building Futures Group at BRE having joined the company in 2006. He has a proven track record in assisting organisations in the introduction of new building systems and products, which has included market based knowledge across different building sectors.

Simon leads on retrofit for the BRE Group, and leads a team who focus on building performance of homes and non-domestic buildings, with specific practical focus on aspects of energy and waste performance.

Simon has an established 20 years in the construction sector. His previous roles include leading a 25 plant concrete manufacturing business and formulating a new £50M Offsite business at Tarmac, establishment of new business and new products in the construction sector for the USA based Grace Construction products , creating new markets for innovative Offsite construction developers and manufacturers UNITE Development and Rollalong.

Simon has a BEng(Hons) in Mining Engineering from Leeds University, and an MSc in Concrete, Construction and Management from University of Dundee.