JAW Team

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We take a very active role in all our projects; working closely with our clients from the outset to understand their objectives and integrate sustainability in a meaningful way. Our aim is to support clients, design teams and contractors through the process to make it easy to keep sustainability on the agenda.

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Jess James


Jess has 12 years experience providing quality consultancy in the sustainability field. She is a qualified energy assessor, BREEAM accredited professional and assessor. She specialises in developing practical applications of sustainable solutions across all building types and life cycle stages.


Prior to setting up JAW Sustainability with Lucy, Jess managed the sustainability team at Price & Myers.


She has been involved in government-funded research projects working alongside universities to promote optimisation in design of structures to reduce material use and embodied carbon.


Jess is involved in the provision of a vast range of sustainability services, from energy performance and environmental assessment to life cycle carbon analysis and wellbeing assessment.


She teaches at NYU in London as part of their MA in Historic and Sustainable Architecture.

She is a qualified BREEAM, BREEAM International and HQM Assessor, BREEAM Accredited Professional (AP) and On-Construction Domestic Energy Assessor (OCDEA)

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Charlie Curry 

Associate Director 

Charlie joined JAW in May 2018 after graduating from University College London with a masters in Climate Change.
Charlie’s interest in sustainability stems from the research she completed, during her masters, on the role of the built environment in mitigating and adapting to climate change. Since joining JAW she has also developed a keen interest in the relationship between health and wellbeing and our surroundings.

Here at JAW, Charlie heads up our residential energy team. She conducts SAP energy modelling for a range of large scale projects to smaller individual houses, ensuring they meet local planning requirements including the London Plan. Charlie is also a qualified OCDEA assessor and completes post construction Part L assessments for new build residential units to produce EPCs and As Built SAPs. 

Charlie also completes BREEAM Assessments and has experience working on a range of commercial, education and public buildings. Charlie is also developing our Wellbeing sector, working closely with contractors to achieve their WELL requirements and improving the impact the development has on it’s occupiers health and wellbeing. 

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George Nash 

Head of Building Physics 

George graduated from the University of Nottingham with a first-class MEng in Mechanical Engineering and joined JAW in October 2018.


George’s interest in sustainability and the built environment stems from his time at University where he specialised in sustainability, with projects focusing on heat transfer and waste reduction, and the time he spent working for a general contractor as a services manager.


Here at JAW, George conducts energy modelling on commercial buildings to inform energy strategies for planning and is a qualified CIBSE Low Carbon Consultant. He also uses dynamic thermal modelling of both residential and commercial buildings to inform overheating and thermal comfort analysis, for planning and BREEAM.


As well as this, he uses building modelling to conduct a range of other services at JAW, such as building life cycle analysis, internal daylight assessments and external overshadowing assessments.

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Matt Higgs 

Senior Sustainability Consultant 

Matt joined JAW in February 2020 following his graduation from Alborg University with a masters in Environmental Management and Sustainability Science.

Matt’s interest in sustainability originates in his love for the natural world, which he initially discovered during his bachelor studies in Biology at Manchester Metropolitan University and which he further developed while traveling through the rainforests and coastal areas of Australia and South East Asia. His experience in the building industry combined with his first hand exposure to environmental issues and research into sustainable development led to a drive to help decouple human activity from environmental degradation. A goal that keeps his hands full here at JAW.

At JAW Matt works primarily on residential SAP energy modelling, the compilation of energy and sustainability strategies and reports, alongside a supporting role in the completion of BREEAM assessments for mixed-use and commercial developments. 

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Stratos Tsimpiridis

Junior Sustainability Consultant

Stratos became a member of JAW Sustainability in September 2021 after graduating from De Montfort University with masters in Energy and Sustainable Building Design.

Stratos's interest in sustainability was cultivated during his bachelor studies in Environmental engineering at Democritus University of Thrace in Greece. There he had completed a great variety of projects, and that helped him to discover his interest in sustainability in the built sector and that is why he decided to do his masters and pursue his career in the UK. His postgraduate studies have enhanced his knowledge and skills and that makes him suitable to be part of the JAW team.

Here at JAW Stratos supports George to conduct the great variety of tasks that he has undertaken.

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Ed Goode 

Junior Sustainability Consultant 

Ed joined JAW in August 2021 after graduating from The University of Exeter with a BSC in Physical Geography.

Ed’s interest in sustainability and the natural world began while studying Geography at Exeter where a number of modules sparked his curiosity in this rapidly growing field. Ed developed upon his passion for sustainability by completing a Harvard course on Sustainable Infrastructure which was able to provide him with a more in-depth knowledge of sustainable design concepts, during this course he competed a number of Envision Assessments most noticeably a project on Tongan Climate Resilience .

At JAW Ed supports Charlie and Matt on completing BREEAM Assessments for non residential projects, collecting evidence the liaising in with the design team.

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Angelica Stevenson

Office Manager 

Angelica Joined JAW in February 2022, taking on the newly formed role of Office Manager.

Angelica graduated from Royal Holloway University of London in 2019 with a first-class degree in Comparative Literature. She joined a publishing company as Personal Assistant to the Sales Director, where she realised her passion for communication, organisation and administration. This led to her decision to pursue a career in office management.

Angelica has always had a keen interest in the world surrounding us, the way literatures, languages and cultures all communicate to tell a story across the world stage. She appreciates the environmental impacts humans are having on the planet, and she understands the need for businesses and organisations to become more sustainable.

Here at JAW, Angelica takes care of the team, and ensures the smooth running of the office. She ensures the safeguarding needs of the office are met. She works with facilities management and external services, ensuring the day-to-day operations run smoothly and safely. Angelica assists with the administration across projects, and carries out preparation for the company’s events management.

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Alice Thwaites-Rice

Junior Sustainability Consultant 

Alice joined JAW in November 2021 after graduating from King’s College London with an MSc in in Climate Change.

Alice’s interest in the natural world was developed during her bachelor studies in environmental science, where she completed field research on a coral reef in Honduras and realised her interest in climate change mitigation and resilience. Alice pursued further climate research at King’s where she realised her passion for innovation and sustainability in the built environment that would support the world’s transition to an uncertain future in the face of climate change. Her experience in research projects and master’s led her to pursue a career in sustainability.

At JAW Alice supports Charlie in completing BREEAM Assessments for non residential projects and will be conducting residential energy modelling. 

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