Shamir Ghumra

  • Visiting Professor of ESG Performance & Strategy

As Director of Responsible Business, Shamir has overall responsibility for Corporate Social Responsibility and Energy & Environment, and also oversees the organisation’s Green Plan, responsible business offer and social and governance framework.

Prior to joining NHS Property Services, Shamir was Head of Building Performance Services at BRE (Building Research Establishment). He is a leading expert on sustainability challenges in the built environment, has an Engineering Doctorate from Loughborough University, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) and a Chartered Environmentalist. Shamir is also a board member of IEMA (the global professional body for sustainability leaders and practitioners).

Shamir has held responsibility for a wide variety of business areas in previous roles including energy modelling, BREEAM and the BRE Academy, and he is also a former board member and co-founder of the Supply Chain Sustainability School, and a former chair of the Construction industry coalition on Modern Slavery. He plays an active role in industry standards, and is involved with both European and International work.