Achieving Net Zero: Where next for sustainable mineral products?

Conference event
1 November 2021


Presentation: Where next for sustainable mineral products? 

Synopsis: Kirsten will provide an overview of the sustainability context of the built environment. She will discuss the role mineral products have to play in driving sustainability forward and lay down some challenges to our membership to open up a debate on how we can best support a sustainable world.


Speaker: Kirsten Henson

Kirsten is the founding Director of KLH Sustainability, a sustainable built environment consultancy based in London. She has contributed to various masterplans, corporate strategies and research over her 20-year career as well as implementing sustainability innovation on numerous award-winning projects including the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the Centre for Sustainable Chemistry (University of Nottingham), innocent’s net-zero factory and St James’s Market (The Crown Estate).

Kirsten is also the co-convenor of the University of Cambridge’s recently launched online short course: Sustainable Real Estate and is a regular lecturer at numerous Universities. Kirsten holds two masters degrees from the University of Cambridge in Engineering and Engineering for Sustainable Development. In part due to her civil engineering background, Kirsten’s technical focus is on materials sustainability, encompassing embodied carbon, circular economy and supply chains.


Virtual Event
No Physical Venue