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YEPG Team


Name
: Michael Bennett, Chair
General: Mechanical Engineer & Digital Lead at Atelier Ten
Like: The opportunities of BIm, increasing awareness of sustainable design and watching live sports 
Dislike: Unambitous energy targets, designing only to meet regulations and tomatoes in sandwiches






Name
: Ana Sofia Narro Vallejo, Joint Vice Chair
General: Sustainability Graduate Engineer at Cundall
Like: Good, smart design and energy efficiency
Dislike: Close mindedness, corruption 








Name
: Nikos Goufas, Joint Vice Chair
General: Sustainability/Building Physics Engineer
Like: Low energy building design and smart energy systems
Dislike: Overheating in the office, “not in my back yard” attitude and traffic








Name
: Gavin Lane, Secretary
General: Graduate Energy Performance Consultant at Carbon Intelligence
Like: Smart Buildings, languages and coffee
Dislike: Not having a dishwasher, peak hour public transport and high overnight baseloads







Name
: Angeliki Krania, Events Lead
General: Graduate Analyst at Cundall
Like: Innovative yet holistic solutions, human-centric design, traveling and cooked food
Dislike: Redundant tasks, unnecessary meetings and buzzwords 







Name
: Nita Barnor, Technical Officer
General: Building Services Engineer at XCO2
Like: Reading, singing and trying new food
Dislike: (slightly) scared of pigeons








Name
: Lucy Sherburn, Webmaster
General: Graduate Engineer at FairHeat
Like: Good performing heat networks, low carbon heat sources and travelling
Dislike: Oversizing plant and pipework, plastic waste and loud motorbikes








Name
: Harry Day, Joint Social Media
General: Graduate Mechanical Engineer at Troup Bywaters and Anders
Like: UNSDGs, long walks in the sunshine and cooking
Dislike: Inefficient design, long walks in the rain and washing dishes








Name
: Sapna Halai, Joint Social Media
General: Energy Consultant at Useful Projects & Expedition Engineering
Like: Pottery, dogs and wild swimming
Dislike: Privatised utilities, comic sans








Name: Rossella Perniola, Liaison Officer 
General: Building Services Engineer at Scotch Partners 
Like: R3 (Reduce, Reuse and Recycle) and E3 (Energy, Environment, Economy)
Dislike: Energy waste, pollution and horror movies








Name
: Hua Zhong, Regional Officer, East Midlands
General: Senior Lecturer in Building Services at Nottigham Trent University
Like: Low Carbon and sustainable design
Dislike: Unhealthy environment








Name
: Joshua Vasudevan, Regional Officer
General: Doctoral Researcher, Building Energy Research Group, Loughborough University
Like: Fresh air, data and green buildings
Dislike: History, books and cooking







Name
: Tom Burton, Committee Member
General: Consulting Engineer at Fairheat
Like: Low carbon heating, efficient heat networks and winter sports
Dislike: Open bypasses, cycling boilers and urban heat islands








Name
: Adam Daulby, Committee Member
General: Apprentice Engineer at AECOM
Like: Operational energy performance, designing for occupants and when Revit doesn’t crash
Dislike: Oversized plant, undersized plant and when Revit crashes







Name: Richard Denteh, Committee Member
General: Mechanical Engineer at Meinhardt UK
Like: When good engineering solutions are well executed. Formula 1 (of course Lewis Hamilton is my favourite F1 driver)
Dislike: Last-minute rush and time-wasting







Name: Maria Gkonou, Committee Member
General: Sustainability Manager at Redrow Homes
Like: Passive design, traditional architecture, sunshine, and chocolate
Dislike: Cities with limited green spaces, people who disrespect the environment and animals, earthquakes



 



Name
: Rodrigo Guedes, Committee Member
General: Environmental Modelling Specialist at Hodkinson Consultancy
Like: Hiking, cooking and architecture
Dislike: Overheating, inefficient working and ready-made solutions








Name
: Ryan Harris, Committee Member
General: Consulting Engineer at Fairheat
Like: Acceptance testing, tight plant room control and love island
Dislike: Residential overheating, oversized plant room equipment and not being on holiday







Name
: Ruby Kessell, Committee Member
General: Graduate Sustainability Consultant at WSP
Like: Heat pumps, inclusive design and running
Dislike: Greenwashing, fuel poverty and pessimism








Name
: Jakub Ostrowski, Committee Member
General: Graduate Environmental Consultant at chapmanbdsp
Like: Data-driven design for performance, basketball, simulation racing and minimalism
Dislike: Plastic, being late and selfishness







Name
: Abdullah Shah, Committee Member
General: Project Manager at GBE Services London
Like: Boxing, cricket and engineering
Dislike: Okra, delayed trains








Name
: Alfred Uzokwe, Committee Member
General: Regional Mechanical Engineer with the General Services Administration (GSA)
Like: Running, playing music and exploring new topics/ideas
Dislike: Bananas, lockdown and horror movies