Martin Brown: Profile

Martin Brown, Fairsnape

A Living Building Challenge Ambassador, Martin Brown is a firm believer that sustainability needs to be salutogenic, not just doing less bad, but doing more good. A project manager and strategic consultant to the built environment industry, Martin is a respected expert and advocate of sustainability innovation, with an interest in all that can help bring about a healthier environment and society.

Martins latest book, FutuREstorative, (a RIBA publication), furthering the debate on new sustainability thinking within the built environment is now available through the RIBA Bookshop.

Martin is the founder of Fairsnape, committed to enabling success within organisations with a focus on collaborative working, sustainability, social media, bidding skills and organisational 
social responsibility.

As an experienced blogger, Martin comments on built environment issues through his blog at in addition to contributing to many other media sources. He is a also a regular presenter and speaker on collaborative working, sustainability, social media and organisational
social responsibility themes. He was recently included within the list of 30 CSR professionals to follow on social media in 2015.

In 2008 he co-founded Be2Camp, a social media and web2 advocacy for built environment sustainability and collaborative working. BE2 now supports and ‘web enables’ a growing number of organisations, awards and events. Martin now facilitates active tweetchat communities of practice including #sustldrconv (Sustainable Leadership Conversations)

He is also chair of Constructing Excellence Lancashire, ex chair and Fellow of the Benchmarking Institute, co founder of ConstructCO2 and a Constructing Excellence collaborative working champion.