Previous to joining BRE Shamir was Principal Consultant at Responsible Solutions and Head of Sustainability at Aggregate Industries.
From August 2016 to March 2018 Shamir was a Director of the Centre for Sustainable Products at BRE. Shamir has a strong background in ethical construction, leading on the development of BRE Global’s Ethical Labour Standard BES 6002 as a way for organizations to evaluate and eradicate modern slavery from their supply chains.
Since April 2018 Dr Shamir Ghumra is BREEAM Director at BRE.
Responsible for the BREEAM family of schemes including BREEAM New Construction, Refurbishment, CEEQUAL and the Home Quality Mark in all global markets. Over 2.2 million assets have registered to the BREEAM family of schemes and over 600,000 have achieved a level of certification. BREEAM is used in over 70 countries around the world and is the original sustainability assessment scheme.
He is also a board member and co-founder of the Supply Chain Sustainability School and a Fellow of Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment.