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Simon Joe Portal

Simon Joe Portal

Head of Engineering & Sustainability – UK, Drees & Sommer

Simon Joe is Head of Engineering & Sustainability – UK in the Engineering & Sustainability team, focussed on circular and regenerative design through cradle-to-cradle engineering and low energy concepts. His expertise covers Circular Economy and Urban Mining, Integrated Green Building Concepts, MEP and Zero Carbon Design. Having worked on Commercial, Arts & Culture and Humanitarian Engineering projects his focus is on how buildings work for people and how they impact the wider environmental, societal and economic systems they are a part of.  

Drees & Sommer UK is an international property and construction consultancy focussed on four pillars: innovation, sustainability, economics and digital.

we focus on connecting the dots: we work with real estate investors and developers to drive a cradle to cradle ® approach while also working with manufacturers of the products that make up buildings to enable a circular economy through the value chain.

We work with our clients to define ambitious strategies and deliver them with teams spanning Circular economy, ESG, Smart buildings, Lean Construction, Project & Cost Management, Building Surveying, Real Estate Consultancy and Engineering.  

Our recent acquisition of AA Projects reinforces our Public Sector service offerings across Healthcare, Education, Higher Education and Social Housing.