Chief executive, UK Green Building Council
As UKGBC chief executive, Mordak is leading the organisation through a critical period for the UK to get back on track towards net zero. Combining their deep science-based understanding of the climate emergency with a principled approach to transforming our built environment, Mordak is a committed and passionate advocate for building a future economy where people, society and ecology can flourish. Mordak’s distinguished career includes leadership roles in architecture and engineering firms Buro Happold, Webb Yates Engineers and Studio Weave, as well as authorship of several high-impact initiatives and reports, including to COP26 in Glasgow. They have also held a wide range of industry positions from which they have campaigned for a just transition to a more sustainable future, including as board member for the Journal of City Climate Policy and Economy and the Architecture Foundation, and as a nationally elected councillor at RIBA.