John is the founder, CEO & Principal Consultant of BESIC Group. Previously, he served in two separate capacities at the Kenya Green Building Society- as the Vice Chair & Head of advocacy committee then CEO. John, a Building Surveyor and Sustainability/ESG consultant by profession is an accredited LEED Green Associate, IFC EDGE Expert & trainer, Envision Sustainability Professional, EcoDistricts AP, GBCI accredited-Sustainability Excellence Associate, TRUE Advisor.
In all, John has 18 years’ experience in providing professional technical assistance in property condition assessments (PCAs), green building certification, Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG), responsible investing, sustainable cities, sustainable communities, sustainable infrastructure and zero waste & circular economy consulting throughout East Africa. John carried out the first GRESB Real Estate ESG Assessment in Africa outside South Africa, an expert in developing ESG & Climate Resilience policies and ESG Implementation manuals.