Lewis Knight

Senior Project Manager

Lewis is the project manager for a suite of environmental sustainability projects in Bicester including the new eco town.

This includes working on ways future residents of and businesses can achieve low carbon lifestyles through energy from waste strategies, biodiversity strategy and green infrastructure plans, transport plans and the promotion of One Planet Principles. Before working at Bioregional Lewis worked at Central Bedfordshire Council as a Sustainable Growth Officer and at the Building Research Establishment (BRE) as a sustainability consultant. While working at BRE he worked on several innovative projects such as the Green Deal Go Early pilot projects in Birmingham, helped provide district heating and CHP training to local authorities, produced large scale sustainability masterplans both domestically and internationally and created the BRE Community Assessment Tool which looks to test the resilience of community groups to climate change.
At BRE he was awarded with Chinese Beijing Green Building Park Project and Sustainable Communities Team Award. He also wrote two key reports, BRE Trust Information Paper: Supporting Sustainable Development Through Planning and BRE Trust Information Paper: Smart Growth. Lewis holds an honours degree in BSc Geography and an MSc in Sustainable Cities with his dissertation focused on new and evolving management strategies for allotments within the UK. In his spare time Lewis enjoys playing and watching sport, especially his beloved Watford FC. Lewis is also a keen birdwatcher and gardener and enjoys long country walks with his family.

Lewis.Knight@bioregional.com

Blog posts by Lewis Knight

5 key takeaways from the newly drafted National Planning Policy Framework

Lewis Knight looks at what the draft revision of the Government’s Read More

Creating a buzz in Bicester

Bee populations are in decline, an alarming scenario for future Read More

Eco-Bicester – sustainable learning from a rapidly growing town

After the 2016 annual event for the Eco-Bicester Living Lab, Read More