John Kabuye Kalungi,

(BBm, CPI, LEED G.A., EcoDistricts AP, ISSP-SEA, Envision SP, ARC Performance Pro, GRESB ESG Advisor.)

John, a Building Surveyor & Sustainability Consultant, is the founder and Chief Technical Consultant of BESIC Group. John graduated with a Bachelor of Business Management (1st Class) from Mangalore University, India. He also has a Professional Graduate Diploma in Property Inspection from InterNACHI School, Diploma in Sustainable Development, training in Sustainability from BATH University, Certificates in Sustainable Cities from Lund University & SDG Academy and, Certificate in Green & Circular Economy Leadership from the University of Copenhagen. He is an Accredited USGBC LEED Green Associate, EcoDistricts AP, ISSP Sustainability Excellence Associate (SEA), Envision Sustainability Professional (ENV SP) and GRESB ESG consultant.

John is the immediate past CEO Kenya Green Building Society-KGBS and where he also served as Vice Chairperson & Head of the Advocacy Committee for 5½ years. He was instrumental in shaping the organization’s progress from a prospective member of the World Green Building Council to an established GBC under the WGBC. In all, John has a combined 17 years’ experience in providing professional technical assistance in land management, property condition assessment, real estate technical due diligence, asset & facilities management, sustainable cities, Sustainable neighbourhoods, sustainable waste management and, building sustainability & strategic sustainability consulting throughout East Africa. John has worked with Governments, Counties, property owners, developers, corporations, associations and, cultural institutions around East Africa. Through his technical experience, John has optimized net worth of his clients’ property portfolio by protecting the integrity of their assets and integration of sustainability and resilience into real estate and business to future proof against disruptive trends. This has saved his clients millions of shillings.

As well as his consultancy work at BESIC Group, He is a member of International Association of Certified Home inspectors (InterNACHI), Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) and The International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP).