Jaffer is a Sustainability Consultant at BDP, which he joined towards the end of an MSc in Sustainable Cities at King’s College London.
He has since provided holistic sustainable design consultancy on a range of diverse projects, from the redevelopment of the Palace of Westminster and AstraZeneca’s new global headquarters; to a masterplan in Galway and Great Ormond Street Hospital’s new Cancer Centre.
Jaffer is passionate about urbanism, seeing it as a means to create a sustainable, equitable world. He sits on the New London Architecture’s NextGen Sounding Board and the Academy of Urbanism’s Young Urbanists Steering
Committee. Jaffer was also recently selected to be one of fifty Young Leaders from around the world at the Urban Futures Global Conference, Europe’s largest platform on sustainable cities; and has been appointed to the fourth cohort of the UN SDSN-Youth Local Pathways Fellowship.