Lorna Walker, Director, Development Capital Markets at CBRE was today appointed to the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) Board of Trustees at the charity’s annual general meeting.

Lorna established CBRE’s UK Innovation and PropTech Group and leads their strategic relationship with the PI Labs accelerator programme. With her extensive experience in technology and innovation, Lorna will provide UKGBC with valuable insight and counsel as it increases its focus on capturing and promoting practical solutions to industry issues.

Her appointment comes as the UKGBC releases its Impact Report for the twelve months to April 2019, which shows that the organisation:
• hosted over 90 events and engaged with over 5,000 individuals across almost 400 member organisations
• delivered seven major reports or guidance documents from policy and industry forums and task groups
• provided learning and development opportunities to 2,832 individuals from 40% of UKGBC’s member organisations

Lorna Walker, Director, Development Capital Markets at CBRE said:“I’m excited to be joining UKGBC’s Board of Trustees at this crucial time, as our industry faces unprecedented environmental, societal and workforce challenges. I care deeply about social justice, gender equality and innovation and hope that, through my position at UKGBC, I can help to drive meaningful and positive change.”

David Partridge, Managing Partner at Argent LLP and Chair of the Board of Trustees at UKGBC said:“I am delighted to welcome Lorna to the Board of Trustees. Her knowledge and expertise will strengthen UKGBC’s understanding and application of cutting-edge technologies and help us accelerate innovative solutions. We’re excited to begin working with Lorna to build on the successes and momentum detailed in our Impact Report and make an even bigger splash in the years ahead.”


Notes to editors

UKGBC’s AGM was held at BMA house on Wednesday 10 July.

The Board of Trustees wishes to thank retiring Trustees Alastair Bell of Saint-Gobain and Diana Breeze of Landsec for their service.

The full Board of Trustees now comprises:

  • Claire Battles, Balfour Beatty
    Jerome Frost OBE, Arup
    Bill Hughes, Legal & General Investment Management
    Alison Nimmo CBE, The Crown Estate
    David Partridge (chair), Argent LLP
    Sunand Prasad, Penoyre & Prasad
    Victoria Quinlan, Lendlease Europe
    Lorna Walker, CBRE
    Alexandra Willey, Clarion Housing Group
    Rick Willmott, Wilmott Dixon

UKGBC’s Impact Report is available here.