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David Russell, Director

David Russell


David Russell joined Carbon Futures as Director in 2017 as a key part of the company’s expansion plans.  

David studied architecture at the University of Strathclyde where he achieved a BSc in Architectural Studies with 1st class honours in 2002.  He worked for a year at Building Design Partnership in Glasgow, before going back to the University of Strathclyde to complete a post-graduate diploma in Advanced Architectural Design in 2004.

Following the completion of his studies he joined the award winning architectural practice Anderson Bell + Christie in Glasgow in 2004.  It was here that David spent over a decade building up considerable experience in the residential sector, with a strong background in both affordable and private developer housing.  He also has experience in commercial & healthcare sectors.

With a strong interest in sustainability, energy performance, R&D and industry innovation, he has extensive working knowledge of various construction techniques including Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) and Off Site Manufacturing (OSM).

David is adept at project management, contract administration, construction detailing, building specification and quality management.  During his architectural career, he delivered numerous projects which achieved Full Silver Standard under Section 7 (Sustainability) of the Building Standards. David’s background assists him in working with clients and consultants in pursuit of their project goals.  He is also qualified as an Approved Certifier of Design (Section 6 – Energy) for Domestic buildings is Scotland.

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