Dr Shamir Ghumra

Dr Shamir Ghumra, Director; Centre for Sustainable Products, BRE

Dr Shamir Ghumra is leading on the BRE work relating to Ethical Labour sourcing challenges in the construction sector. He has an Engineering Doctorate from Loughborough University and is a Full Member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment and a Chartered Environmentalist.

Shamir is also a Fellow of the Institute of Quarrying. He is a unique individual who; has first-hand site experience with heavy plant; developed commercial acumen as a territory sales manager and held a senior management position as Head of Sustainability at Aggregate Industries (turnover in excess of £1bn and part of the Lafarge Holcim Group) from 2010 to 2014.

As Director at BRE Shamir is well connected to both industry and academia. He is well respected through many industry associations and associations. Shamir is a board member and co-founder of the Supply Chain Sustainability School and also co-chairs the Construction industry coalition on Modern Slavery. Shamir plays an active role in standards and is involved with both European and International standards.

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