Ramboll appoints Lora Brill as UK Head of Sustainability for Buildings

Global engineering, design and sustainability consultancy Ramboll has announced the appointment of Lora Brill as Head of Sustainability for Buildings in the UK. She joins Ramboll from Orchard Street Investment Management where she was Head of ESG and Responsible Investment.

Lora has over 20 years’ experience working in the built environment and sustainability across the UK, Europe, USA and the Middle East. At Orchard Street, Lora played an instrumental role in the firm’s net zero carbon pathway, impact fund, and responsible investment strategy. Prior to this, Lora held roles at JLL Upstream Sustainability Services, The Uptime Institute, and the New Atlantic Development Corporation.

Experienced in working with a range of organisations across different disciplines, Lora has helped organisations of every size advance their sustainability journey from global corporations, FTSE250 property companies, investment management houses and government to local community groups.

At Ramboll, Lora will use her experience to support clients in responsibly realising their sustainability ambitions and will work with Ramboll’s multi-disciplinary teams to deliver holistic sustainability outcomes for their clients’ projects and society at large.

Commenting on Lora’s appointment, Jason Layfield, Ramboll’s Executive Director of Ramboll’s Buildings division, said: “Lora is hugely passionate about making a difference to sustainability in its widest sense and we are delighted that she is joining us. It’s great to have her passion, experience and energy in the team to help us support our clients to achieve their sustainability ambitions.”

 Commenting on her new role, Lora Brill said: “Ramboll is a dynamic, exciting company with a well deserved reputation for excellence. Their Partner for Sustainable Change strategy is an inspiring call to action, which focusses on working alongside clients to solve their most pressing and difficult sustainability challenges. I very much look forward to working with experts from across the business, delivering timely, reliable and creative solutions for our building clients across the UK.”