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Nick Hayes

Nick Hayes

Strategic Green

Nick has over 25 years’ experience in developing and managing business in the sustainability space both from a strategic and technical perspective.

Nick was Head of Sustainability for Arcadis UK, led the Growth of the UK sustainability business and also led a global, cross-business team to align strategy across acquired companies. As part of Arcadis’ membership of WBCSD, Nick led activities within the ‘Zero Emission’ cities and the Energy Efficiency in Buildings group. Work with the WBCSD and its member companies is ongoing.

Since leaving Arcadis at the end of May 2016 and establishing his own consultancy business, Nick has been working with clients advising on the development of sustainability strategy and the impacts of climate change. Nick provides support to Climate-KIC through their Urban Transitions programme.

Nick was previously employed as BRE’s International Director and Director of the Sustainable Development Group. He spent 9 years as a Board Director at BRE.

Nick has expertise in energy management and is a specialist in the efficient use of energy, minimisation, supply and low carbon technologies. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Energy and has expertise in financial support for sustainable solutions.