Associate Director

Carrie is an Associate Director at Useful Projects and Head of Sustainability for the Useful Simple Trust. She has a multidisciplinary background with over 10 years’ experience in architecture, environmental design, and building performance research.

She is passionate about creating communities which are sustainable in practice as well as in design.  

Having worked on several post-occupancy evaluation projects, Carrie has explored the reality of how buildings are inhabited and operated post-completion. She has also developed and managed numerous consultancy and research projects which advised on energy consumption, waste, materials, and behaviour change for major developments both in the UK and internationally. 

Carrie is a visiting lecturer and design tutor at the UCL Institute for Environmental Design. In 2016, she completed a PhD at the UCL Energy Institute, where her research investigated occupant understanding, acceptance, and interaction with new ventilation technologies in low energy dwellings.