Dr. Sarah Surgeoner
Creative Building Performance
Sarah has over 25 years experience in Sustainable Building Design and Operation, and a passion for Building Performance. Sarah is a Chartered Building Services Engineer and Dr of Engineering specializing in interdisciplinary collaboration, design optimization, technology application and sustainable buildings.
Sarah worked as a Building Services and Simulation Consultant with Atkins for 12 years, amassing experience on projects around the world including the Burj Al Arab in Dubai, China World Trade Centre, Al Sowwah Stock Exchange in Abu Dhabi and DEFRA Headquarters in London. Sarah was responsible for setting up a Centre of Excellence for Dynamic Simulation providing training and support for Engineers across the company.
More recently Sarah worked with Integrated Environmental Solutions, IES Ltd, culminating in an Associate Director role and Head of Global Sales. During the 14 years with IES Sarah developed her skills in understanding clients needs and helping them to successfully implement the IES Technology within their businesses.
Sarah completed a BEng Hons in Building Design Engineering Strathclyde University in 1995. The Engineering Doctorate was undertaken at University College London.
Key experience includes regulatory and voluntary requirements e.g. Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG), Decarbonisation of the Built Environment. Data Driven Building Performance, Dynamic Simulation. Energy Modelling. Digital Skills. Building Information Modelling. Building Services Engineering, Regulatory Compliance, BREEAM, LEED,.