Professor Emeritus Derek Clements-Croome
Professor Emeritus, University of Reading and Visiting Professor, Queen Mary University London
Professor Emeritus Derek Clements-Croome worked in the building design and contracting industry before entering university life. He has founded and directed courses including a BSc in building environmental engineering at Loughborough University in 1970 and an interdisciplinary MSc in Intelligent Buildings at Reading University in 1996 covering the design and management of intelligent buildings. He has also worked in architecture and building engineering at the University of Bath (1978-1988). His research is documented in his publications. He now offers strategic advice to clients, designers and facilities managers on attaining and managing healthy and sustainable environments in buildings of all types. He researches, writes and lectures on these issues for companies and wider audiences nationally and internationally in China, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Poland and Finland particularly. Professor Emeritus Derek Clements-Croome will look at how the built environment impacts our health and wellbeing. He was a co-author of the British Council for Offices Report 2018 on Wellness Matters and co-author edited the book Creating the Productive Workplace 3rd Edition 2018. His book Designing Buildings for People: sustainable liveable architecture is due July 2020.