John Downes has approximately 30 years of experience in glazing & façade systems and construction project management.
London-based Mr Downes became the global head of façade supply chain at LendLease in May 2021, having joined the company in January 2014. He leads the unit that supports all façade related aspects of the global LendLease real estate construction, development and investment business.
Mr Downes has a Master of Science in Façade Engineering from the University of Bath. He is a Fellow of the Society of Façade Engineers, and a sponsor’s board member of the Centre for Window and Cladding Technology where he chairs the sub-committee on Sustainability in Facades.