Regional Managing Principal North America at B+H Architects (Member of the Surbana Jurong Group) Immediate Past Chair, World Green Building Council
Lisa Bate is the Chair of the World Green Building Council and is regarded as one of Canada’s global ambassadors for sustainable design. Lisa was a representative to the United Nations’ Environmental Protection – Sustainable Buildings and Climate Initiative, and is a former Director and Board Chair of the Canada Green Building Council.
In 2018, Lisa was named the winner of Canada’s Clean16 as the top contributor for the past two years for the Building, Design, Development & Management sector at the Clean50 awards celebration.
In her role as Global Sustainability Lead at B+H Architects, she oversaw the design team responsible for the new Net Zero Carbon Design Certified Joyce Centre for Partnership and Innovation at Mohawk College in Hamilton, Ontario. It is an advanced net-zero energy, waste and water management building. She also led a Canadian pilot project for the CaGBC Zero Carbon Buildings and the WGBC Advancing Net Zero Initiatives. Lisa has demonstrated her management abilities and sustainability leadership globally, leading important projects in the Caribbean, China, India, Singapore, Malaysia, the US and Canada across a variety of sectors and scopes.
Architecture is about building the future today and has a role in fostering the next generation of women in the building and construction industry. An Interview with: Lisa Bate Regional Managing Principal North America at B+H Architects (Member of the Surbana Jurong Group) Chair, World Green Building Council Q:see more