Smith is the climate change lead at the Better Buildings Partnership, a collaboration of commercial property owners working to improve the sustainability of commercial buildings in the UK. He oversees the BBP’s work programme on the topics of net zero carbon, climate resilience, sustainable lending and ESG skills development. He also oversees the BBP’s ESG training course for real estate professionals and the BBP Climate Commitment. Smith previously led the Aim for Zero real estate team at UK sustainability consultancy Verco, following roles at development charity the Converging World and wind power consultancy DNV-GL.