Mel Allwood CEnv
Mel Allwood is the Sustainability Leader for Arup’s Buildings London group. She focuses on the delivery of design interventions that optimise the environmental performance of buildings in terms of embodied carbon, material consumption, construction waste, operational resource use, and social value. She works collaboratively with clients to define, clarify and deliver their sustainability objectives as part of a holistic approach to design and construction. This includes environmental assessment using a range of certification tools, energy modelling, and development of bespoke frameworks and targets, as well as broader sustainability strategies applicable at corporate, portfolio and masterplan scales.
Mel’s team has a reputation for innovative and market-leading use of environmental assessment such as BREEAM, LEED and NABERS and has achieved a number of ‘firsts’ in the field of sustainable building certification