Sid is a chartered engineer from the institution of civil engineers. He has 21 years’ experience of innovative and sustainable design, including: research and development for contractors, design firms, construction manufacturers and academic institutes. Sid has built two successful start-ups managing multidisciplinary, large-scale projects (+£100M). He is an expert in the development and commercialisation of new sustainable building material technologies. He is currently a part time research fellow at the University of Sheffield, an honorary associate professor at the University of Warwick and is also the founder of Concrete4Change, a company that is tackling the climate crisis by reducing the carbon emissions of construction.