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YEPG Team


Name: Rossella Perniola, Chair 
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
: Konstantinos Tachtatzis, Joint Vice Chair 
General: Mechanical Project Engineer at Integral
Like: Quality Design of Sustainable Buildings, Greenery and Dogs
Dislike: Climate Change and Unproductiveness








Name: Abdullah Shah, Joint Vice Chair 
General: Project Manager at GBE Services London
Like: Boxing, Cricket, Engineering
Dislike: Okra, Delayed trains








Name
: Oliver Lockhart, Secretary
General: Senior Performance Engineer at Hoare Lea
Like: Getting to the bottom of whybuildings underperform, Data & Cooking
Dislike: The tube during rush hour





 


Name
: Jennifer Elias, Liaison Officer
General: Senior Sustainability and Building Physics Engineer at Cundall
Like: Warm weather, the beach, low temperature VAV systems
Dislike: Overdesigned systems, skiing







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
: 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
: Tom Burton, Joint Technical Officer
General: Graduate Engineer at Fairheat
Like: Low carbon heating, Efficient heat networks, Winter sports
Dislike: Open bypasses, Cycling boilers, Urban heat islands








Name
: Ryan Harris, Joint Technical Officer
General: Graduate Engineer at Fairheat
Like: Acceptance testing, Tight plant room control, Love island
Dislike: Residential overheating, Oversized plant room equipment, Not being on holiday








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







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General: Environmental Modelling Specialist at Hodkinson Consultancy
Like: Sustainable design, hiking, cooking
Dislike: Hot buildings, Inefficient Working









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








Name: Nathan Jones, Committee Member
General: Building Services Engineer at Kier Construction
Like: Passive design, Collaboration, Innovation, Intellect and Good food
Dislike: Wastefulness, Complacency, "Because that’s how we’ve always done it" and rush hour








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
: Harry Day, Committee Member
General: Graduate Mechanical Engineer at Troup Bywaters and Anders
Like: UNSDGs, Long walks in the sunshine & Cooking
Dislike: Inefficient design, long walks in the rain & Washing dishes








Name
: Gavin Lane, Committee Member
General: Graduate Energy Performance Consultant at Carbon Intelligence
Like: Smart Buildings, Languages & Coffee
Dislike: Not having a dishwasher, peak hour public transport, high overnight baseloads








Name
: Ana Sofia Narro Vallejo, Committee Member
General: Design Analyst at GIA
Like: Smart design, the combination of built and natural environment, the beach
Dislike: Close mindedness








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: Megan Owen, Committee Member
General: Project Engineer, Vital Energy
Like: STEM, Renewable Energy, Physical & Mental Wellbeing
Dislike: Pollution, Negative Attitudes, Littering








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








Name
: Farah Husayni, Committee Member
General: Sustainability Consultant at XCO2
Like: Parametric environmental design, passive design, nature, traveling and adventures
Dislike: Feat of change, delays and beans






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Name
: Alexandra Kalymniou, Committee Member
General: Graduate Environmental Services Engineer at Arup
Like: Sustainable architecture, Smart cities, Public and Street art
Dislike: Overbuilt Cities, Coriander







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Name
: Rachel Yehezkel, Committee Member
General: Mechanical Engineer at XCO2
Like: Collaborative working, sustainable design, cats
Dislike: Overcomplicated solutions, pollution, the Northern Line








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