Meet the Team
As founding director, Andrew has played a key role in positioning Carbon Futures as one of Scotland’s leading independent energy consultancies.
His experience within the construction industry covers a range of disciplines including architectural technology, off-site manufacturing, energy assessment and building physics.
With a strong interest in construction, innovation and low-carbon energy design, Andrew is a fully qualified On Construction Domestic Energy Assessor (OCDEA) and Approved Certifier of Design (Section 6 – Energy) for domestic buildings in Scotland.
David is qualified architect and joined Carbon Futures as Director in 2017.
He has considerable experience in residential, commercial & healthcare sectors, with a strong background in both affordable and private developer housing.
With a strong interest in Passivhaus, thermal bridging and energy performance, he has extensive working knowledge of various construction techniques including Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) and Off Site Manufacturing (OSM).
David joined Carbon Futures in November 2020 to lead the non-domestic and building physics division of the business.
With over 14 years’ experience in the construction industry as a building services engineer and building physics modeller, he has extensive knowledge of building design and the validation of those designs through the application of building physics.
David is passionate about the role that building physics must play in the development and integration of design solutions that will realise Climate Change targets and internal building environment performance. He is also a fully qualified Non-Domestic Energy Assessor (NDEA), covering the whole of the UK.
Magdalena Arent joined Carbon Futures in January 2020 as Passivhaus Consultant. She is an experienced consultant with a demonstrated history of working in the construction industry, with skills ranging from Energy Assessments to Post Occupancy Evaluation.
Magdalena studied Architectural Technology Napier University in 2012 where she achieved first class honours in 2010, before returning to complete a Master of Science (MSc) with Distinction in Architectural Technology and Building Performance in 2012.
Magdalena also has a excellent understanding of the Energy and Sustainability Building Standards in Scotland and is currently a Certified Passive House Designer.
Building Performance Analyst
Emma Morgan is a Building Performance Analyst with experience working on a range of projects across the education, healthcare, commercial and residential sectors.
She has experience in carrying out operational energy analysis to predict the energy use of new buildings, as well as simulating the in-use energy of existing buildings through post-occupancy assessments.
Emma is a qualified Level 3, 4 and 5 Energy Assessor with experience in Section 6 and Part L compliance modelling.
John has over 30 years of experience within the architectural side of the building industry, extensively in the social housing sector.
John has been involved in the production of energy assessments since their introduction into the Building Standards and has undertaken the relevant training and certification processes required to meet the current standards.
John is a qualified Approved Certifier of Design (Section 6 – Energy) for Domestic Buildings in Scotland and an On Construction Domestic Energy Assessor (OCDEA). He also holds Associate Membership of the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists.
Graduate Energy Consultant
Callum joined Carbon Futures in 2021 as a Graduate Energy Consultant and continues to develop his skills and knowledge relating to building physics, thermal modelling, and low-carbon energy design.
He graduated from the University of Strathclyde with MSc Sustainability and Environmental Studies, having focused his dissertation on how to further sustainable construction practices in Scotland.
In the role of Graduate Energy Consultant, Callum undertake energy assessment in support of energy strategies supports the delow-carbon developments throughout the country. He is qualified On Construction Domestic Energy Assessor (OCDEA).
Graduate Building Performance Analyst
Lauren joined Carbon Futures as a part-time Junior Building Physicist in 2021 whilst in her final year of university, allowing her to pursue her interests in building physics and sustainability.
After completing her university Lauren started full time with the company as a Graduate Building Performance Analyst and has been developing her skills in building modelling using IESVE, working on a range of projects across the domestic & non-domestic sectors.
Lauren assists on delivering low-carbon, cost effective, sustainable design solutions to will help meet project targets relating to building energy performance.