Aleksandra Sasha Krstanovic

Sasha is a mechanical engineer with over 25 years experience in design and building engineering.  She is currently AECOM’s European lead for higher education and arts and culture sectors.

A Fellow of both Institution of Mechanical Engineers and Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers, Sasha’s focus is on low energy and zero carbon building design.

Recent high-profile projects include the first of the new generation low energy super schools for Cognita in Singapore: the integrated approach has delivered a truly sustainable design solution that is applicable in any climate and adaptable for all ages, and the new very low energy Law School for the City, University of London.

Sasha is currently leading AECOM MEP team on the refurbishment of the Palais de Nations – UN Headquarters in Geneva that will enable this historic development to operate with energy and carbon efficiency levels expected in the 21 Century.

Sasha is a Board member and a trustee of the Higher Education Design Quality Forum (HEDQF) responsible for looking at improving the building performance across HE Sector. She is a member of the CIBSE/HPA WSHP Code of Practice steering committee and a contributor to the CIBSE Guide L – Sustainability.  Building on her interest in inter-disciplinary working, she has lectured at the University of Reading, about Intelligent Buildings, and been a part time Tutor at the University of Nottingham’s School of Architecture.