Andy Mace delivers sustainable solutions which benefit communities, the environment and his clients. As Arup’s team leader for environment and sustainability in Scotland and the North East, Andy spearheads projects which have a measurable impact, both in terms of sustainability and his clients’ outcomes. He strives to gain a firm grasp of his clients’ needs, and is a confident leader who is able to get teams of many different skills working together on forward-thinking projects. Andy’s first project at Arup was the award-winning Beddington Zero Energy Development, which devised strong engineering solutions to everyday issues of carbon, consumption and design. He got his start as a mechanical building services engineer, and is able to identify practical approaches that will translate sustainable principles into real improvements for a project. He has delivered projects for international and local masterplans, zero-carbon homes, heat networks, strategic infrastructure and climate change assessments. His expertise includes masterplanning, environmental assessment and zero-carbon development. He is a keen hill-walker and is a member of the Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue Team.