Gemma Jerome, Manager, Building with Nature

Gemma Jerome is the Manager of Building with Nature, the UK’s first benchmark for high quality green infrastructure. Gemma has been developing the benchmark with a team of industry and research specialists since 2015, and is very excited to be now leading on establishing Building with Nature as the go-to standards framework for the design, delivery and long-term management and maintenance of nature-rich development.

Gemma is a qualified environmental planner with a research and practice specialism in green infrastructure. Through her doctoral studies she has examined the role of community groups and the health and social outcomes of green infrastructure delivery at the residential and community scale.