Kevin Hydes Appointed Chair of World Green Building Council

Hydes, outgoing chairman of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), has been appointed chair of the World Green Building Council. Hydes is vice president of buildings engineering and sector leader for sustainable design with Stantec. He is also a co-founder and former director of the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC).

05/14/2007



Kevin Hydes, outgoing chairman of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) has been appointed Chair of the World Green Building Council. Hydes is vice president of buildings engineering and sector leader for sustainable design with Stantec. He is also a co-founder and former director of the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC).

Hydes is a long-time leader in the field of sustainability in North America and abroad. He has focused on green design and advancing its cause for the past 15 years. His

Widely recognized for his contributions to the building industry, Hydes is also an honorary member of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada and the Architectural Institute of British Columbia. He is a registered professional engineer in Canada and the United States.

Hydes commented, “Now, as the demand for councils globally increases dramatically, we will continue to help communities around the globe with the tools and techniques that can assist them in transforming local markets to provide a sustainable built environment for our children.”

As the sector leader at Stantec, Hydes provides leadership to a team of more than 800 professionals who are actively involved with sustainable design projects spanning the world and including airports, healthcare facilities, higher education, commercial, and industrial projects.

The World Green Building Council is a global, non%%MDASSML%%profit organization, providing a federation union of national Green Building Councils whose common goal is the sustainable transformation of the global property industry. Hydes succeeds Che Wall.





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