Water Management, Sustainability, Green Building & Infrastructure
Dr. Alex Amato has more than 30 years of experience in the construction industry. He has worked in both the private and public sectors in the UK, South East Asia, and the Middle East.
His work covers a wide range of design, construction product development, and research experience; in architectural practice, academe, and in both the constructional steel and concrete sectors where he worked on the development of new steel and concrete systems.
Since 1992, his research has focused on the application of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) to assess quantitatively the environmental impact of buildings, construction systems, and products.
In Qatar he spent the first three years providing sustainable consultancy within Davis Langdon and then became head of sustainability at the Qatar Green Building Council where he has been working on expanding the research and education program. In particular, the development of the first Passivhaus in the GCC Region.