Diego Padilla Philipps

WSP, Technical Director and Net Zero Lead, Building Structures | London, United Kingdom


As a Net Zero Lead, Diego Padilla-Philips works towards creating zero carbon buildings to address the climate emergency. This includes the development of strategy for WSP’s Property and Buildings business to drive emissions down, in a multidisciplinary and holistically way, setting WSP’s commitment to halve carbon emissions from all designs by 2030. His role includes strategy, delivery, L&D, Innovation, R&D, and BD and is responsible for some of the new carbon tools being developed. He manages a network of 30+ Net Zero champions across all offices and disciplines in the UK, as well as internationally to support other regions in developing their strategies.

Diego Padilla-Philips is a structural engineer with over a decade of experience varying from tall building design to complex basements, and office refurbishments to luxury hotels. He was the lead engineer for the design and delivery of…

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Diego Padilla Philipps

CTBUH Initiatives

23 February 2018

CTBUH UK Tours 22 Bishopsgate

The CTBUH United Kingdom Chapter conducted an under-construction tour of 22 Bishopsgate, the tallest building under construction in the UK.