Posts tagged with ‘Julia Evans’

  • Julia Evans, BSRIA’s Chief Executive awarded an OBE

    By Debbie Eales on June 15, 2018
    Julia Evans, Chief Executive of BSRIA, has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. Evans, pictured, joined BSRIA in 2014 and during her time has become one of the most recognised industry figures, using her position to passionately raise awareness of and advance a number of key industry issues such as energy efficiency in the built environment and […]
  • New Year Honour for BSRIA council member, Ant Wilson

    By Debbie Eales on January 3, 2017
    Ant Wilson, Director – Sustainability & Advanced Design – Building Engineering at AECOM, and long-standing BSRIA council member, has been awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours’ List. Mr Wilson is recognised as one of the UK’s most influential building service engineers and works tirelessly in the promotion and advancement of Engineering and Sustainability. This includes becoming a STEMNET […]
  • OBITUARY: Reginald Brown, Head of Energy & Environment, BSRIA

    By Debbie Eales on November 24, 2016
    BSRIA has announced the passing of the Head of its Energy & Environment team, Reginald Brown, who passed away at home on Thursday after a short illness. Reginald joined BSRIA in 1989 and was Head of Energy & Environment from July 1993. He was a popular and highly regarded expert in his field which was acknowledged within BSRIA, its members, […]
  • BSRIA calls for clarity in Brexit Article 50 High Court ruling

    By Debbie Eales on November 7, 2016
    BSRIA has responded to this month’s High Court ruling that parliament alone has the power to activate Brexit – casting uncertainty on the timetable for leaving the EU. The government lost a High Court case challenging its right to trigger Article 50 without a vote in Parliament. However, Government said it would appeal at the Supreme Court and was still […]
  • BSRIA comments on the UK decision to leave the EU

    By Debbie Eales on June 24, 2016
    A high level of uncertainty has been evident in the build up to the referendum which has been detrimental to our economy – but the country has given its decision to leave the EU. Julia Evans, Chief Executive, BSRIA, said: “The decision is ‘out’ and the country has voted. But we now have some very serious questions for government: how […]
  • BSRIA publishes EU survey results

    By Debbie Eales on April 4, 2016
    BSRIA has published the results of its recent EU referendum member survey which has found that over half of respondents think there’ll be a negative impact if the UK leaves the EU – specifically – 53 per cent that ‘EU exit will have a negative impact on your business’ and 58 per cent that ‘exit from the EU will have a […]
  • BSRIA gives full reaction to Chancellor’s spending review

    By Debbie Eales on November 26, 2015
    In response to the Autumn Statement and Spending Review on November 25th, Julia Evans, BSRIA* Chief Executive, said: On housing: It is heartening that the Chancellor is ranking housebuilding high on a national scale, even if some of this is imprecise and difficult to quantify. The key issue is the execution of such schemes. BSRIA understands that a blueprint for […]
  • BSRIA welcomes Obama’s Clean Power Plan speech

    By Debbie Eales on August 6, 2015
    BSRIA has welcomed the key messages in Obama’s ‘Clean Power Plan’ speech. The aim of the revised plan is to cut greenhouse gas emissions from US power stations by nearly a third within 15 years. Obama unveiled what he called ‘the biggest, most important step the USA has ever taken’ in tackling climate change. The measures will place significant emphasis […]
  • Mixed industry response to first Conservative Budget in 19 years

    By Debbie Eales on July 9, 2015
    BSEE asked some industry insiders for their immediate reaction to the new Government’s first Conservative-only Budget. Here’s their reaction… Julia Evans, BSRIA Chief Executive One million extra jobs to be created by 2020/new apprenticeship levy for large employers BSRIA welcomes this announcement – and with the construction industry “crying out” for highly skilled staff – investment is needed now – […]
  • BSRIA chief responds to the Queen’s Speech

    By BSEE on May 29, 2015
    This Queen’s Speech is the first for two decades that reflects the aspirations of a Parliament with a Conservative majority. It contains proposals for Bills on energy, housing and apprenticeships. BSRIA’s Chief Executive Julia Evans gives her response on each Bill. Energy It was disappointing to see that energy and the environment were mentioned only twice in the Queen’s speech. […]