Alec is a registered architect in New Zealand and the United Kingdom with 25 years’ experience working in Canada, USA, Germany, the United Kingdom and Korea working for practices such as Hamilton Associates, DEGW and Warren and Mahoney. He is one of New Zealand’s leading experts on Environmentally Sustainable Design (ESD) and a member of the NZGBC Assessment Panel. He lectures in NZ and overseas on issues relating to design and sustainability, most recently at the 2017 SmartEX Facilities Conference. Alec has been involved in the development of several NZGBC Design/ Build Rating Tools including the NZGBC Education, Office and Custom Rating Tools. He also consults businesses and local authorities on sustainable practices both within their organisations and services.