George Adams commenced work in the Building Services division of Matthew Hall Ltd., where he completed a formal engineering apprenticeship and degree, moving to his current position of Engineering Director for Spie Matthew Hall. His business experience ranges from consulting work, designing, managing sites, turn key design and build work through to engineering leadership of large teams. All with a strong theme of innovation and leadership by example.
Presidential Address: Whole Life Thinking - 9 May 2013
Listen to a recording with slides below (please note there is some temporary loss of sound, mainly from about 6 minutes in for a couple of minutes).
CIBSE President, George Adams, in his Presidential address "Whole Life Thinking" says that engineers working in the built environment have an urgent responsibility to help reduce energy consumption and provide for adaptation of buildings and cities to respond to the challenges of climate change whilst accommodating the needs of rapidly growing populations.
The Presidential Address was given at an inauguration of the President, President Elect and Vice Presidents, and AGM that took place on May 9, 2013 at the Royal Society, London.
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