David Metcalfe

Director, Centre for Window and Cladding Technology

David Metcalfe is a physics graduate with a Master’s degree in Façade Engineering. As Director of CWCT he is responsible for all of the Centre’s technical and training output.  David lectures extensively on the subject of building physics, glass and fire. Recent work has included guidance on fire and facades, the writing of a comprehensive guidance document on the use of built-up walls in modern construction, and establishing a new Master’s course in Façade Engineering at the University of the West of England.

He is part of the Construction Products Association technical expert panel following the fire at Grenfell Tower.  He is a board member of the Society of Façade Engineering and is currently chairing the Society’s fire committee.