news from BRE

published: 17/6/2012

BRE Chief Executive awarded OBE

An Officer of the Order of the British Empire medal (OBE) has been awarded to Dr Peter Bonfield, Chief Executive of the BRE Group in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2012. 

The OBE recognises Peter’s services to research and innovation in the construction industry.

Other construction luminaries recognised for their outstanding achievements include architect of the London 2012 Aquatics Centre Zaha Hadid and Chief Executive of the National Federation of Builders, Alison Perry.

Dr Bonfield said 'I am thrilled to receive this honour. It is a super reflection of the work we do here at BRE'

Over the past twenty years, Peter has helped develop BRE to be one of the world’s leading research based organisations supporting the construction sector with a mission to drive positive change.  It is respected globally as a leader in building innovation, with ground-breaking projects like its Innovation Park which is now being exported internationally.



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