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Karim Elgendy

Senior Sustainability Consultant


Karim is an architect and sustainability consultant based in London, with experience practicing in the United Kingdom and the United States, and a focus on the Middle East region.

Karim’s interests include developing sustainable, resilient, and smart cities and assessing the role of policy, urban planning, design, and urban mobility in reducing the impact of the built environment on resources and the environment. His research work addresses the regional challenges facing sustainable development in the Middle East and their potential solutions.Karim is also a public advocate for sustainability and the founder and coordinator of Carboun, an advocacy initiative promoting sustainability in Middle East cities.