24 March 2022 | County Hall, Belvedere Road London

Will Adie

Job Role

Head of Building Safety Technical Services, Homes England

Bio

Will is Head of Building Safety at Homes England, part of the Technical Services Team.

He is responsible for leading the delivery of Building Safety commitments and promoting identified and necessary culture shift, working with colleagues across the agency, with partners and the housing sector. Will is a Chartered Architectural Technologist (MCIAT) with over 30 years’ experience within the construction industry, in roles involving design and contract management, sustainability assessment, contract procurement, building safety and technical authoring. He has a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of building construction techniques, detailing, standards, and regulations.

He has worked on a wide variety of projects, ranging from a national athletics arena to a development of Passivhaus bungalows. He’s a member of national standard setting forums, an industry housebuilding think tank, as well as a member of CIAT’s Climate Change Committee. In the last four years Will has spent most of his time risk assessing the external wall systems of a national housebuilding developer’s portfolio, in the role of Group Head of Technical. Prior to joining Homes England, he was consulting for another national housebuilding developer, reviewing their ‘at risk’ buildings and scoping necessary cladding remediation works.