Alan Yates

Alan Yates is the Technical Director of BRE Global’s Sustainability Group and is responsible for overseeing all of the Group’s work relating to sustainability of buildings, communities, materials and components.

In particular Alan has led the technical development of BRE’s BREEAM (BRE’s Environmental Assessment Method) methodologies for over 15 years and has worked closely with the Department of Communities and Local Government to develop the Code for Sustainable Homes based on BRE’s EcoHomes method. In the past he has worked on a wide range of environmental and sustainability focused research and dissemination projects including the development of BRE’s Environmental Management Toolkits for existing buildings.