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Fireside Chat – More Bang For Your Buck In Tomorrow’s Carbon Currency; Sponsored by Waterman Group

Tuesday, 20th April 2021 1145hrs – 1330hrs

Achieving Net Zero is now high on everyone’s agenda, but does it have to cost the earth?

Our expert panel debate will focus on the future of office space from a whole-life carbon point of view – they will challenge ‘the norm’ of current design conventions and debate where best to put your money to design smart, reduce carbon and to prepare for working cultures of the future.

The debate will ask whether a ‘less is more’ approach to design is best and consider the impacts of changes in leasing terms, the benefits of designing for longevity, flexibility and change of use post Covid-19.

Speakers for this event include:

Mark Terndrup,
Managing Director of Building Services (South)
Kerry Gibbs,
Oliver Hall,
Architect and Sustainability Lead
Laura Collins,

Our online webinars will merge our face-to-face events with a virtual platform – providing networking opportunities, an exceptional panel discussion and debate, speaker presentations and an exhibition hall.

Here’s a little video highlighting what to expect

And here’s a bit more information of key areas of our online webinars…

You’ll receive unique log-in details to join our online event via computer or phone – and you’ll be greeted with an easy navigation tool. You’ll be able to navigate to:

Main Stage

Where the webinar will take place with excellent speakers and content. You’ll be able to get involved, asking questions and taking part in live polls.


Just like a real event you’ll be able to meet and connect with new people in our forum. You can directly request to chat with someone or you can enter our ‘speed networking’ area to meet numerous new people within the industry. Get your elevator pitch ready!

Sponsor / Exhibitor Area

Meet our partners and sponsors – view what they’re all about, video chat with them and download their literature and product information.

We have an excellent panel of expert speakers who’ll share their industry knowledge during a fascinating panel discussion. Speakers include:

Waterman Group – Mark Terndrup, Managing Director of Building Services (South)

Mark is an accomplished leader and Chartered Engineer with 30 years’ experience as a Building Services Consultant with specialisms in the commercial fit-out, refurbishment and new build sectors, as well as large-scale residential and mixed-use schemes. He is known for taking a lead role in many of the company’s multidisciplinary projects, including the commercial office tower Angel Court in London. Mark’s extensive portfolio includes prestigious landmark buildings such as Fen Court, The Avenue, Jersey International Finance Centre, 8 Moorgate, Kings Cross T1 & P1, The Clarges Estate and 6 Bevis Marks. Maintaining a ‘hands on’ role in the business, Mark actively promotes sustainable design as part of a holistic approach to building engineering solutions and heads up the Building Services Sustainability team. With a passion for zero carbon strategies, he is integral in Waterman’s strategic approach and commitment to reducing whole-life carbon in our designs.

Gardiner & Theobald – Kerry Gibbs, Partner

Kerry is a partner at Gardiner & Theobald and manages a team overseeing a number of projects in both the commercial and residential sectors.  Kerry has over 30 years’ experience in the construction industry; starting her career  with John Laing Construction in 1988 and moving into consultancy in 2011. Kerry is an APC Assessor, Mentor for the G&T Mentoring Programme and is a senior management representative for the G&T Women’s Development Programme.

Make Architects – Oliver Hall, Architect and Sustainability Lead

Having been founded in 2004 Make Architects is now a global practice employing over 150 people across London, Hong Kong and Sydney. Oliver is behind the practice’s Sustainability Initiative titled MakeNeutral which has transformed the practices approach to sustainability and environmental design, going beyond the “death of the glass box” which has guided their philosophy to passive sustainable design for over 15 years. With experience on the £2.5bn 240-acre Salford Crescent masterplan to impressive projects at 80 Charlotte Street Oliver is one of the capital’s most sought after architects in this field.

Stanhope Plc – Laura Collins, Director

Laura is a Project Director for projects in design, pre development and delivery. As well as being an active member of the RICS since achieving Chartered status in 2011, Laura has been awarded the accolades of RICS Young Surveyor of the Year, UCEM Alumni of the Year and WICE Quantity Surveyor of the Year.

Laura is keen to contribute to the development of the construction industry’s next generation. She is an active member of the RICS Women of the Future working group and is a mentor to many in the industry, being recognised as UK Construction Week’s Role Model Class of 2019 and University College of Estate Management’s Associate Fellowship programme.

Since joining Stanhope in 2019, Laura has been contributing to analysis of project cost data as well as being part of the delivery team of Warwick Court by Mitsubishi Estates Limited.


Tickets are not currently available for this event.


Tuesday, 20th April 2021

1145hrs – 1330hrs


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