Simon Sturgis

Author and Founder, Targeting Zero LLP

Simon is an environmental specialist focusing on embodied carbon in the built environment. He has written official Policy on Embodied and Whole Life Carbon for the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, the Royal Institute of British Architects, and the Greater London Authority.

He is an advisor to UK government departments, the EU Commission, the UK Green Building Council and the RIBA Stirling Prize.

His book ‘Targeting Zero – Embodied and Whole Life carbon explained” is a standard work on the subject. He advises commercial and residential clients eg: British Land, Schroders, and Google.

He has spoken at many international conferences, including Futurebuild (London), World Architecture Festival (Berlin, Barcelona), IGBC (Singapore), and COP 24 (Katowice).

Simon was recently appointed Special Advisor on Whole Life Carbon to the Environmental Audit Select Committee of the UK House of Commons. z