David Leonard

Senior Sustainability Consultant

David is a Chartered Environmentalist with over 12 years’ experience in the field of sustainable buildings. Prior to joining EVORA, David held positions in the Building Performance Group at BRE, managing the BREEAM certification schemes and working with global clients in the construction and real estate sectors.

What are your main responsibilities?

I am responsible for working with key clients to manage and enhance their sustainability performance. This includes ESG strategy, reporting and certification activities across the whole building life-cycle.

What’s the best part of your job?

Working with colleagues and clients at the leading edge of sustainability. Every day is a school day!

What book are you currently reading?

I’ve just started reading ‘SustainABLE: How to find success as a sustainability professional in a rapidly changing world’. The author, Virginia Cinquemani, was my mentor at the start of my career and is now inspiring many others across the industry.


BSc (Hons) Oceanography and Physical Geography, BREEAM AP, Chartered Environmentalist and Full Member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (MIEMA)


Sustainability strategy, green building rating systems.