The CEO of the Europe division of Australian property developer Lend Lease Daniel Labbad has been appointed as chairman of the UK Green Building council.

Labbad will succeed the previous chairman Peter Rogers, who had been the chairman since 2006 when the company was formed.

Labbad has been with Lend Lease since 1997 and has also worked for the Hornery Institute, Lend Lease’s community development organisation.