BA(Hons) Architecture, University of Westminster
PG Diploma in Architecture South Bank University (UK)
Jerome is an acknowledged leader for sustainability in the NZ design and construction industry. His strategic approach asks the question ‘what does success look like and how will we get there?’
Jerome is the Sustainability Manager at Jasmax, a leading NZ architecture and design firm, with a remit for sustainable innovation, education and greening of the business. Jerome has piloted integrated design in NZ to create high performance buildings on NZ budgets.
He trained as a physicist, builder and finally settling on architecture, completing his post graduate diploma at South Bank University London.
Jerome is Chair of Living Future NZ, a not for profit aimed at accelerating the transition towards restorative communities and built environments. He promotes the Living Building Challenge as a tool for transformational change and restorative outcomes. He aims to help create restorative communities and buildings most recently facilitating Te Wharehau O Tuhoe, the first Living Building project in NZ and Pegasus School, NZ’s first Net Zero Energy School.
Jerome is an architect, builder and educator with twenty years experience, and regularly presents at conferences to professionals and the public on a wide range of issues. He is also an NZGBC Green Star AP, Home Star Practitioner, Environmental Choice NZ Trustee and Senior Adviser of The Natural Step NZ.
He was awarded the Living Building Challenge ‘Hero’ award at the Living Futures Un-conference, Seattle May 2013