Niall 
Trafford

Niall is an experienced Chief Executive and Chief Operations Officer who provides a wealth of knowledge and strategic insight to our clients. As an independent expert and executive coach he brings 30 years of experience to help businesses grow and face the future.

 

For the past 10 years Niall worked at executive board level at BRE, the internationally recognised centre for science and expertise in the built environment, where he led major commercial transformations, with a particular focus on digital and data. As President of BRE America and Chairman of BRE China he led the company's international expansion. 

 

While at BRE Niall oversaw the continued growth in internationally recognised environmental and quality standards, notably the respected BRE Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM) and the Civil Engineering Quality Standard (CEEQUAL) as well as developing digital tools for health and safety management ‘Yellow Jacket’ and for waste management ‘Smart Waste’.

 

The move to BRE followed a successful career in retail with Marks & Spencer and as a retail specialist in management consultancy. At Marks & Spencer Niall led teams in human resources, training, store operations, programme management, strategy, change management, and store design and development. He was instrumental in the development of Plan A for the property aspect of the iconic M&S sustainability plan led by Stuart Rose.

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Telephone: +44 (0)131 261 6630

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