Mike Leonard

Mike is CEO of Building Alliance CIC and also a Visiting Professor, Manufacturing and the Built Environment, Birmingham City University.


Mike is currently driving many initiatives to achieve our climate change objectives, whilst ensuring resilience in the built environment.  A strong believer in the power of collaboration he has built an extensive industry and academic network, identifying, and acting on common goals.


He is the founder of the Futures Group, the UK cross-industry, and highly influential new homes “think tank”.  Mike is currently involved in research aimed at improving the quality in building. This includes Future Homes Standard Demonstrators, preventing overheating, enhancing indoor air quality, addressing the fire risk, reducing the use of single life plastics, decarbonising the built environment, and embracing the skills gap.