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Emily Day

Emily Day

Technical Director, FOOTPRINT+

Emily Day is an architect and urban designer with a focus on global development and social responsibility. Emily has over 20 years’ experience leading on large projects within the arts, education, and residential sectors, from concept through to construction and practical completion. This nationwide experience has resulted in Emily’s understanding of the complexities of sustainable development in the widely varying contexts found within the UK. 

Emily has worked with key stakeholders within the industry; local authorities, developers and financial institutions which has given her a unique insight into the needs of the different parties. 

In 2019 she developed the concept for FOOTPRINT+ with partners in the property industry. As a founder of FOOTPRINT+, she has taken the opportunity to redeploy her knowledge to make a positive social contribution, assisting all parties involved in the development process to make swifter progress towards a Carbon Zero future.

Emily’s approach is underpinned by her interest in the evolution of cities and reducing the impact of buildings on the planet.