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Ted Pilbeam

Building Services & Sustainability Director, VolkerFitzpatrick


Ted is a building services engineer with over 30 years’ experience on a wide variety of building services installations, both in the UK and overseas. He is a Fellow of CIBSE and an active member of both the Knowledge Management Committee and the Training and Development Panel.

A previous CIBSE Building Performance Award winner Ted has worked on numerous projects, embracing small domestic refurbishment projects to large multi-million pound installations that include complex, safety-critical hospital systems. In 2007 he designed VolkerFitzpatrick’s new headquarters building, doubling the size of the office whilst cutting energy consumption by almost 70%, making it the first “Planet Positive” office building in the UK. In 2015 he was responsible for successful delivery of the New Stratford Campus Library which won the CIBSE Building Performance Award 2015 – New Build Project of the Year (up to £ 10m).  

A Licensed BREEAM Assessor and CIBSE Low Carbon Consultant Ted was one of the first to qualify under the “BRE Competent Persons Scheme” to undertake “Building CO2 Emission Rate Calculations”.
Currently Building Services & Sustainability Director for VolkerFitzpatrick Ted’s role covers the management of all aspects of building services for the business and promotion of sustainable construction initiatives. He is tasked with making VolkerFitzpatrick the number one choice for the delivery of innovative, value driven, sustainable building services solutions.