Net Zero with SLC Rail

May 2022: CFG completed Net Zero Policy and Strategy work for SLC Rail.

Springham Biodynamic Farm

May 2022: CFG completed energy strategy and scoping assessment for Springham Farm

Innovation Feasibility Pilot: Festival 2022

Aug 2021: CFG beginning renewable energy innovation feasibility study for DCMS

Net Zero for Halton Tennis Club

Mar 2020: CFG delivered energy and sustainability strategy work

Net-Zero/Sustainability Strategy Work

Jan 2022: CFG is drafting net zero and sustainability strategies for FE Colleges

Year 1 Net-Zero Plan for FE Colleges

Jan 2022: CFG began preparation to deliver goals for sustainability strategy

Newham Health Centres Decarbonisation

Mar 2022: Health and Care space Newham engaged CFG on their net zero NHS projects

Sustainable Procurement for Kent FE

Mar 2022: CFG will advise Morley, East and Mid Kent Colleges on sustainable procurement

Biodiversity Net Gain Pilot

Mar 2022: CFG began biodiversity net gain R&D for Morley, East and Mid Kent Colleges

Market research and IP Assessment

Mar 2020: CFG begins technology, market & IP assessment for innovative CHHRV technology

IP Assessment for DLT in the energy sector

Aug 2020: CFG commenced IP assessment and patent application for Power Transition

Karl Walker
Director

Sustainability/energy entrepreneur providing organisational and project planning, strategy and implementation. With 20 years of expertise in major infrastructure, planning, building design and construction, Karl led the green agenda for the UK's most sustainable public building. Brent Civic Centre achieved six Sustainability Awards including; Edie Sustainability Leaders Award, 2013, the RIBA Regional Sustainability Award, 2014 and the BREEAM Mixed Use Award, 2015. Karl advised on Bank Station Upgrade, Crossrail and HS2 and also developed the Phase 1, sustainability strategy for the £4 billion Thames Tideway Tunnel, whilst at AECOM.

Karl is a director of the Carbon Free Group (CIC) and a shareholder of Brakkn Ltd, an energy campaign consultancy and social enterprise (B Corp) specialising in transitioning homes and business to low carbon and renewable energy.

With his entrepreneurial spirit and creative flare, Karl has built, developed and advised start-ups including Clean Energy UK, the Big Clean Switch and Calyx. With an active interest in blockchain and DLT technology he is driving forward our microgrid as a service platform Power Transition. Advisor to Task.io, a social impact investment and purpose-based tasking platform.

Trained with Former Vice President Al Gore & The Climate Reality Project. Karl presents and facilitates workshops on the climate crisis. Qualified in Renewable Energy Management & Finance (EEC), Construction Project Management (RICS). A sustainable building assessor with a postgraduate in Sustainable Development (MBEnv).

Key achievements include: URS Pyramid Award - Technical Excellence, 2012, Edie Award Winner – Sustainable Building, 2013, UK Building Magazine's – Top 50 Sustainable Talent, 2014, UK BREEAM Award for Mixed Use, 2015, Al Gore-trained Climate Reality Speaker, 2015, CEUK start-up co-founder 2016, Finalist "Hack 4 Climate", Bonn COP 23, 2017, Innovate UK Funding 2018.

Position:
Director
Company:
Brakkn,
Shareholder