BLANCHE CAMERON | Founding Director & Trustee
Blanche co-founded RESET in 2007 with Magnus Wolfe Murray, Linda Forbes and other students and staff at the Graduate School of the Environment at the Centre for Alternative Technology / University of East London, where she has been a Senior Lecturer since 2001. She has many years of training and professional experience in both designing and building ecological design projects including community self-build, and has worked as a builder and architectural designer in Germany, France and the UK. Blanche sits on the All Party Parliamentary Committee on Biodiversity and is a member of the TCPA and the AECB.
BRIONY TURNER | Director & Trustee
Briony Turner is a doctoral student in the Geography Department of the School of Social Science and Public Policy at King’s College London. She is also a member of the Sustainability in Transitions Research Network and the SBEO consultancy group. Briony has returned to academia following 6 years in the housing and regeneration sector where she gained extensive experience of UK affordable housing, energy and building regulation policy, brownfield redevelopment and affordable housing investment. Her PhD research concerns transition pathways; how they occur, are enabled and could be nudged within professional practice. Her research focuses on the institutional factors that help and hinder up scaling of climate change retrofit solutions in England’s social housing sector.
ROBERT PREWETT | Trustee
Robert studied architecture at Bath University and the Technische Universiteit in Delft. Having worked with Feilden Clegg Bradley architects for 5 years he established Prewett Bizley architects in 2005 with university friend and long term collaborator Graham Bizley. Through building research they have developed an expertise in low carbon building strategies for new build and retrofit. In 2009 they completed a retrofit of a Victorian house where the heating demand was reduced by 90%.
MAGNUS WOLFE MURRAY | Advisor
Magnus was key to the founding and development of RESET Development in 2007. After working for 15 years as Country Manager for NGOs in numerous locations worldwide, Magnus went on to become an advisor for UNOCHA in Liberia and the Maldives. He has designed and managed training of local Internally Displaced People committees, trained camp managers and has been a consultant for the UN, World Bank and USAID. Magnus recently completed his MSc in Advanced Environment & Energy Studies and delivering lectures on Renewable Energy, Sustainable Buildings and Land Use for post-disaster recovery programmes.
Previous RESET People
LINDA FORBES | Co-Founding Director (2007-2009)
DENISE STANLEY | Co-Founding Director (2007-2008)
HENRIETTA LYNCH | Director (2010) Trustee (2011)
NIKKI LINSELL | Volunteer (2009-2010), Director & Trustee (2010-2012)