E28: Emma Sueref

Constructing Impact

18th February 2024 | 47 minutes

Emma is a distinguished sustainability expert and the Director of Sustainability & Growth at Coreus Group. With a first-class honours in BSc Environmental Science and a Merit MSc Environmental Consultancy, Emma’s journey from academia to leading sustainability in the construction sector is both inspiring and impactful. At Coreus Group, she spearheads initiatives in ESG strategy, carbon accounting, and organisational projects across education, residential, commercial, and retail sectors, collaborating with a diverse range of clients.

In this episode, Emma shares insights into her dynamic career path, from her beginnings in a PLC house builder to an award winning construction consultancy, where she champions sustainability and drives meaningful change. She discusses the way in which this change has allowed for more ownership, teamwork and decision-making in creating environmental and social impact.

Emma’s commitment extends beyond her professional role; she actively contributes to her community as Regional Board Member at RICS South West, Director of Exeter Community Energy, and a mentor and ambassador for STEM, Lionheart, Brightside, and the ‘No Label No Limit’ project. Her dedication to sustainability and community service has earned her the prestigious edie 30 under 30 award, highlighting her exceptional contributions to the field.

Join us as Emma and Rich explore the evolving consciousness within the construction industry, highlighting the growing prioritisation of social and environmental impacts.

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