Saverio Pasetto MSc

Principal Contractor, Skanska

FSFE (Fellow), Chair of SFE


Saverio Pasetto is Head of Façades at leading Main Contractor Skanska UK, where he provides façade technical leadership while overseeing all aspects of façade package management on all projects. Saverio has over 20 years of varied experience in the facade industry and serves the CWCT Board and Technical Committee, as well as the Board of the Society of Facade Engineering.

Graham Hackley MSc MCIOB

Specialist Contractor, Century Facades

FSFE (Fellow), Competition Chairman


Graham is Co-owner / Director of Century Facades. Originally from a Principal Contractor background achieving a first degree in construction management and chartered status of the CIOB, in 2002 he specialised in façade contracting. In 2010 he graduated with Distinction on the MSc Façade Engineering from Bath University.  Graham is a Fellow of the Society of Facade Engineering and serves on the board. Graham is the competition Chairman.

Chris Macey MBA, FSFE

Consultant, CEO Wintech Group

FSFE (Fellow)


Chris Macey is CEO of Wintech Group, one of the founding members and past chairman of the Society of Façade Engineering. Chris has been active in façade engineering consultancy and test engineering for 35 years.

Patrick Ryan PhD, MIStructE

Structural Engineer, Patrick Ryan Associates

FSFE (Fellow)


Dr Ryan is a façade engineering consultant and has presented papers at numerous conferences in the UK and abroad and is a co-author of two specialist books. He is a past chairman of the Surrey Branch of the Institution of Structural Engineers, he is Fellow of the Society of Facade Engineering and now serves on the board of the Society.

David Metcalfe BSc, MScFE

Best Practice, CWCT

MSFE (Member)


David became Director of CWCT in January 2014.  He lectures on the MSc in Façade Engineering and on CWCT’s  courses on acoustics, thermal performance and condensation theory and analysis.  He has worked with industry on various aspects of thermal performance and condensation analysis and has authored CWCT Technical Notes and Updates.

Mark Taylor BA DipArch DipAP MSc RIBA

Architect, Allies & Morrison

MSFE (Member)


Mark is the director responsible for technical quality, providing knowledge transfer, research and support on building envelope, sustainability, materials and process. Mark regularly contributes to industry through teaching, lecturing, and working on various industry committees and councils.

Steve Lo MSc, PhD, HFSFE

Academia, University of Bath

FSFE (Fellow)  Society Secretary


Dr Steve Lo is currently the SFE Education and Membership secretary and is also one of the founder members of the European Façade Network. He is also the Director of studies for the MSc Façade Engineering at the University of Bath and his main areas of research include adaptive building envelopes, façade integrated PV and the design challenges of façade related building physics. He is the author of 29 conference papers, 12 journal publications and has made significant contributions to the chapter of a book on Advances in Solar Energy.

Steve Mudie

Partner, Alinea Consulting


Steve’s role is to provide high level strategic advice on the variety of possible facade solutions across all market sectors. Steve’s project specific advice is often cost and procurement related initially, supported by close relationships with the diverse supply chain. He assists in marrying quality design solutions with the client’s aspirations and budget. Steve is well known in the industry and his knowledge of the facade market and his related advice is specifically sought by many of our leading clients and architects.


The high level strategic advice role enables Steve to work on multiple projects across all market sectors and thus gain first-hand knowledge of the diverse range of facade solutions. Acquired knowledge is then reinvested back in to other schemes.

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