Leo Garbutt is the Coordinator of the Construction Blockchain Consortium at The Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment at UCL. He studied BA (Hons) Politics and Social Policy at the University of Leeds, graduating in 2014, followed by an MSc in Globalisation and Latin American Development at UCL, graduating in 2015. Since then, he has held a number of roles at UCL, including at The Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management.
Leo is interested in how blockchain and DLTs can change practices and behaviours in the construction sectors, which face a variety of challenges. He is fascinated by the potential of blockchain to alleviate issues with payments, safety, transparency, and environmental sustainability.