Networking & Seminar: Introduction to Carbon in Construction standards

Wed Oct 18 2023 at 06:00 pm to 09:00 pm

The Bristol Golf Club | Bristol

Northen Quantum
Publisher/HostNorthen Quantum
Networking & Seminar: Introduction to Carbon in Construction standards
Transforming Construction Practices: Introducing the RICS Whole Lifecycle Carbon Measurement Practice Standard evening seminar & networking.
About this Event

Introduction to Carbon in Construction Measurement standards

Join us for an exciting event where we delve into the world of carbon in construction with whole lifecycle measurement standards. Discover how these standards are transforming the industry and what that means for professionals, with an example of legal implications. Also practical aspects of carbon measurement.

Don't miss this opportunity to network with industry experts and gain valuable insights into reducing carbon in construction. Whether you're a professional in construction or work in sustainable practices, this event is perfect for you. Reserve your spot today!

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Alan Northen FRICS, MCIArb, lead author of RICS New Rules of Measurement Volume 2 (NRM2) 2nd Edition 2021. Member of RICS wholelifecycle carbon assessment practice standard working group.

Founder and Managing Director of Northen Limited, Northen Surveying Services, Northen Quantum, Northen Quantum Expert.

For the past 14 years, Alan has successfully run Northen Surveying Services, founded as a family business in 2009. Leading a team of Quantity Surveyors in the preparation of Bills of Quantities, Cost and Construction Management for multiple clients covering construction of building projects across England and Wales.

A Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Registered Expert Witness, with more than 30 years of experience and specialism in quantification, measurement, and valuation of construction work.

Alan has a proven history in the field of Dispute Avoidance, Variation and Final Accounting and is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitration (MCIArb). He also undertakes work as an independent expert working on site with contractors or clients to help find the right resolution.

Trevor Drury Barrister, FRICS, FCIOB, Quantum & Project Management Expert Witness and Adjudicator.

Trevor is a barrister, chartered construction manager, chartered quantity surveyor, accredited mediator, and panel adjudicator. He has been in the construction industry for 40 years, having worked for both contractors, consultancies, and barristers’ chambers.

Trevor specialises in construction law and practises from 12 Old Square Chambers in London’s Lincoln’s Inn.

He is also Managing Director of Bristol based Morecraft Drury, a consultancy which he established and has run for over 18 years providing procurement, commercial management, project management, expert witness, adjudication, and construction dispute resolution services. Trevor has also advised on collaborative working, supply chain management, partnering arrangements and has project managed or aided in the recovery of distressed projects.

Prior to establishing Morecraft Drury, Trevor was an Executive Director of an international construction consultancy and branch manager of its Cambridge and London offices.

Project experience is wide and varied both in the UK and internationally, covering residential, office, industrial, manufacturing, municipal, defence, leisure, retail, hotel, education, sports stadia, the London Olympics, road, rail and airport, chemical, power, and energy projects.

Trevor is Chairman of the UK’s Western Counties Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and CIOB Bristol Hub Chair and has previously been a member of many CIOB boards, panels, and committees over the years. He was also for 5 years Chairman of the Consultant Quantity Surveyors Association and now its secretary.

Trevor has been involved in a number of CIOB working groups and contributor to publications including the CIOB Guide to Good Practice in the Management of Time in Major Projects 1st and 2nd editions.

A third speaker will join Alan and Trevor TBC, with other speakers for the Q&A panel.


St Swithin’s Suite at the Bristol Golf Club, St Swithins Park, Blackhorse Hill, Almondsbury, Bristol, BS10 7TP.

There is catering provided, once booked you will be contacted to check any dietary requirements a couple of weeks before the event, with a reminder for the event and speaker update.

This venue is physically accessible, if there are any specific adjustments required to improve accesssibility, please contact the organiser before the event, we are an inclusive organisation.

CIOB and RICS* have sponsored a £10 earlybird discount for the first 20 of their members to book a ticket. Offer open to current members only, please enter your Membership number on your booking to qualify. *Only one membership at a time is valid for this offer if you are members of both organisations please choose one, this offer is for a maximum of 40 individual tickets.
  • Northen Surveying Services, Northen Quantum or Northen Quantum Expert clients or partners will be emailed a discount code, or contact us when booking.
  • Bookings for more than 3 people please speak with the event organiser we can setup a unique booking for the organisation.

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Please contact the event organiser up to 14 days before the event.

Can't make the date?

If you are unable to make this date, contact the organiser and we will put you on the waiting list and notify you when we run this seminar again. We are considering other locations in the North of England or Scotland based on registered interest.


Event Venue & Nearby Stays

The Bristol Golf Club, Blackhorse Hill, Bristol, United Kingdom


GBP 30.00

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