Soben is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Bonahis Oko, who has joined as Head of Sustainability.
Dr Oko is an expert in designing and delivering sustainability strategies and solutions across various industries. A Chartered Environmentalist, keynote speaker, and prominent sustainability thought leader, she was previously Head of Environment, Carbon and Sustainability at Bouygues Energies & Services UK, where she was responsible for delivering the net zero carbon policy and sustainability strategy.
Dr Oko will lead Soben’s Carbon Cost Management, a new service designed to provide accurate, strategic advice to assist organisations in achieving net zero affordably and sustainably.
Dr Oko is a PhD graduate of Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London, where her research focused on treating mid to high-strength COD Produced Water. She has extensive experience proffering environmental solutions in sustainability, environmental engineering, contaminated land, EMS, EIA, climate resilience and climate risk assessment, due diligence, and HSE.
On her appointment, Dr Oko commented: “There has never been more urgency for the construction industry to commit to reducing global carbon emissions.
“Soben is leading an industry-wide transformation to improve how carbon is calculated and reduced.
“I’m delighted to be joining the team to lead this vital service and help Soben’s clients meet their net zero goals.”
Andrew Gallacher, Managing Director of Specialist Services, EMEA, said: “We are delighted to bring someone with Dr Oko’s experience and passion for sustainability into our business.
“Throughout the interview process, Bonahis demonstrated her technical ability, knowledge, understanding, and ability to deliver positive sustainability solutions for the business she worked for.
“Bonahis understands the construction industry, having worked with a large Tier 1 contractor. What shone through was her absolute passion for making a positive and sustainable impact on the built environment and helping our clients make informed decisions about their construction and engineering projects.
“Welcome to the Soben family; together, we will help our clients on their net zero journeys.”
About Soben Carbon Cost Management
Soben’s Carbon Cost Management service is designed to help organisations achieve net zero carbon affordably and sustainably. We combine industry-leading carbon insights with experienced cost management to go beyond carbon accounting and provide practical carbon cost management advice.
With a greater level of granularity than the basic carbon calculators on the market, Soben provides precise and transparent embodied carbon calculations. Our accurate baselines and actionable strategies will reduce your carbon footprint, demonstrating the impact of carbon savings.
Find out more here about how Soben can help you on your journey to net zero here.