Steve Watts, CTBUH Chairman & Partner, alinea Consulting

Steve Watts, Cost Consultant, is a Partner at London-based alinea Consulting. He is an authority on the economics of tall buildings, having spent a professional career that is full of high-profile towers, including the HSBC headquarters at Canary Wharf, The Leadenhall Building, The Shard and currently 22 Bishopsgate - as well as a number of international projects.

Steve is a longstanding active contributor to the Council and has written and presented numerous papers on the commercial aspects of tall buildings and their impact on cities. His advocacy of research together with his impressive experience means that he is always looking to marry the two and promote best practices on live projects.