Alasdair Donn, Head of Building Performance was named Net Zero Hero of the Year at UKREiiF (The UK's Real Estate Investment & Infrastructure Forum).
The UKREiiF Awards showcase the UK’s rising stars, influencers, places, projects, investment and more.
The judges said: "Alasdair spearheads the work Willmott Dixon are doing to achieve their ambition to deliver all buildings achieving net-zero operation carbon by 2030. The evidence showcased in the nomination of his direct impact on this, in addition to developing his own project titled Energy Synergy™ which has taken up considerable personal time and sacrifice were key to Alasdair securing the crown."
Alasdair leads on delivering Willmott Dixon's ambition to deliver all buildings achieving net-zero operational carbon by 2030. He is our in-house Passivhaus expert, training our people, supply chain and wider industry, delivering training on the BSRIA Soft Landings Level-1 course. He also played a fundamental role in developing Energy Synergy™ - Willmott Dixon’s unique solution to closing the estimated 200-450% performance gap between a building’s predicted and actual energy consumption. In 2020, he innovated Willmott Dixon’s Community Solar Energy offer, which allows non-residential customers to generate and benefit from low-cost renewable electricity, without investing directly in PV infrastructure.