Nitesh Magdani

A chartered architect, Nitesh has worked across design, construction and operation of the built environment for more than 20 years.

Nitesh is a Grain associate and founder of Net Positive Solutions. He was previously Group Sustainability Director for Royal BAM Group and a board member for the award-winning Sustainability Supply Chain School.

He believes in collaboration, systems thinking and sound evidence to achieve tangible benefits. Having found that senior executives need appropriate targets, tools and frameworks to achieve tangible results, he regularly uses business cases to demonstrate success.

Nitesh has a thorough knowledge around the application of sustainability and the value generated both from a company and project perspective. Nitesh has been responsible for policy and audits, whilst having had prior experience of working with sustainability certification schemes.

In addition, he regularly advises industry and government on digital, innovation and sustainable solutions towards net zero and circular economy. He holds RIBA parts I, II, and III certification from Leeds Beckett University.