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I work as a buildings engineer for Arup, with a particular interest in sustainability. I like to try and understand the overall direction, root causes and governing principles at play behind the changes in society, and imagine where it might all be going. I see this understanding as crucial for choosing behaviours which move things in the most positive direction possible.
Formerly a proponent of technology for its own sake, I’ve come to see it as a tool which should be used wisely. Besides low-energy buildings, I also hope to be involved in initiatives involving renewable generation, transport logistics, circular and sharing economies.
I enjoy discussing abstract ideas and am always excited to find novel ways of thinking. The fresh perspectives encountered when sharing thoughts (often those of someone else) are extremely valuable to me.