DISERTANTES (Ingles)
 


Jane Henley
Chief Executive Officer
World Green Building Council
 
Jane Henley is the Chief Executive Officer of the World Green Building Council (WGBC). Green Building Councils operate in over 70 countries to facilitate the global transformation of the building industry towards sustainability. WorldGBC is a coalition of these country councils, making it the largest international organization influencing the green building marketplace.

Jane was on the founding board then the founding CEO of the New Zealand Green Building Council in 2006. Jane has been a director of the World Green Building Council, since 2007 until becoming the CEO in 2010. Jane is a director of the United Nations Sustainable Building Climate Initiative board, an active speaker and passionate about business leading change.

Jane is committed to driving market transformation that is underpinned by sound economic practices that simultaneously deliver financial, social and environmental benefits.
 



Scott Muldavin
Executive Director Green Building Finance Consortium

Scott Muldavin is Executive Director of the Green Building Finance Consortium, a group he founded in 2006 to address the industry’s need for better valuation and underwriting practices to enable an assessment of sustainable properties from a financial perspective. His book detailing the Consortium’s work: Value Beyond Cost Savings: How to Underwrite Sustainable Properties is the first to address the identification, pricing, and mitigation of risk that is key to sustainable finance.

Mr. Muldavin is an advisor to the Zero Energy Commercial Building Consortium’s Finance and Valuation working group and leads the Global Sustainable Property Education and Finance Initiatives, educating students and professionals worldwide on the issues of sustainable property value and finance. He has been a consultant for over 25 years to many of the world’s leading real estate companies including CalPERS, RREEF, Bank of America, UBS, Mitsui Trust & Banking, Government of Singapore Investment Corporation, Wells Fargo Bank, Great West Life, Prudential Real Estate, and Standard Insurance Company.

Mr. Muldavin has lead The Muldavin Company for over 10 years, been a lead real estate partner at Deloitte & Touché, co-founded Guggenheim Real Estate, a $3+ billion private real estate company, served on the Advisory Board of Global Real Analytics, an advisor to $2 billion of REIT and CMBS funds, and completed over 300 consulting engagements involving real estate finance, mortgage lending, investment, valuation and securitization.

Mr. Muldavin has authored over 225 articles on real estate finance, investment, valuation, and sustainability, is a graduate of UC Berkeley and Harvard University, a Counselor of Real Estate (CRE), and a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.




James Stawniczy
National Director of Sustainability

Bovis Lend Lease

James Stawniczy, AIA, Leed AP, is the National Director of Sustainability for the U.S. at the construction services and general contracting firm, Bovis Lend Lease, where he supports projects throughout the country and manage LEED implementation and training.

James was part of the New York City's Task Force created to advice on future changes to municipal codes that would shrink the city’s carbon footprint and improve public and environmental health. Board Memberships and Affiliations includes
Adjunct Lecturer - Sustainability  New York University,  Adjunct Lecturer- Construction Documents, New York University, Cost Committee, Urban Green Council,  CM Education Committee, Urban Green Council, Architect, American Institute of Architects.

Education:
Bachelor of Architecture , Architecture - Pratt Institute. Certifications: Architect, NYS Board of Professions, LEED AP USGBC

 


Ralph DiNola
Principal
Green Building Services

Ralph DiNola LEED AP, Associate AIA Principal Green Building Services, Inc. Passion and vision go hand-in-hand in Ralph DiNola's transformative green design approaches. As Principal at Green Building Services, Ralph's 15 years of green building expertise fuses sustainable development insight with engaging, performance-driven outcomes. His leadership in the industry towards merging the historic preservation and green building movements led to the development of a groundbreaking training module "Using LEED on Historic Projects" for the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

Additional credits include his participation in the development of the LEED for Retail Rating Systems with the LEED for Retail Core Committee, and strategic planning for the National Trust for Historic Preservation's Preservation Green Lab. Ralph demonstrates an unwavering commitment to sustainable practices and to providing educational resources on sustainability development. Qualifications: International Living Building Instritute, Board Member Cascadia Region Green Building Council, Board Member Clinton Climate Initiative Climate Positive Technical Resource Group LEED AP USGBC Faculty Member M.Arch., University of Oregon B.S., Historic Preservation, Roger Williams University PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AIA, Associate Member Association for Preservation Technology (APT) Oregon Natural Step Network AWARDS BetterBricks Advocate, Finalist, 2006 and 2007 Special Achievement Award for Outstanding Performance (historic preservation), Delaware Gap National Recreation Area Historic Preservation Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement, Roger Williams University.
 




Jose Antonio David
Project Leader  ERS - Resp. Corporativa & Sustentabilidad
Deloitte LATCO

Jose Antonio David Graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science in Rangeland Ecology and Management; later attended the Buenos Aires Institute of Technology, were he obtained a postgraduate degree in Strategic Management and Technology. He has worked as a freelance consultant in environmental sustainability for clients such as LMP Arquitectos, Asociación La Florencia, Cuatro Robles S.A. and New England Waste Systems S.A., 2008 - 2010; in the development of Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects for a Canadian start-up business in Argentina, 2007 - 2008; in traceability and good agricultural practices for an Argentine-German agricultural consultant firm, 2003 - 2006; and in the development of an action plan in biodiversity conservation, sustainable development and social impact for an Argentinean environmental consultant firm, 2002 - 2003.

Currently, he holds the position of project manager in Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability at Deloitte LATCO (Latin America Countries Organization).




Carlos Magariños
Director
CEO & Chairman of GBDNetwork

More than three decades of intensive experience in Industry, Technology, Energy, Environment and International Affairs has made Carlos Magariños a specialist in those fields. He has been Secretary of State for Industry and Mining of Argentina (1993-1996), Economic and Trade Representative in Washington, DC, (1996-1997) and Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO, 1997-2005) among many other prominent positions in government, multilateral agencies and the private sector.

His performance made him won 25 international awards around the world from governments and public entities. He has published six books; is the author of numerous papers and articles and regularly appears as guest speaker in conferences around the world. Carlos Magariños currently seats in a dozen of Boards of American, European and Asian companies; International Organizations, UN Commissions and National Institutions.




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Joan Sabaté i Picasó
Founding Partner
SaAS Associates
Joan Sabaté i Picasó is Assessor en technology and sustainability of the publisher Gustavo Gili; founding partner of AUS, Agrupació d’Arquitectura i Sostenibilitat, Group of the COAC, the Architects Institute of Catalonia; lecturer on the ETSAB Masters course: 21st Century Housing Laboratory and Director of the Construction Area of La Salle School of Architecture, URL. He is also a founding partner of SaAS.

Joan was an associate architect in the studio Clotet, Paricio & Associats and Director of the Construction and New technologies Service of the CAATB. He has been a lecturer on various courses at l’ETSAB, UPC and La Salle School of Architecture, URL and the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya; has given conferences and seminars at various universities and research centres in Catalonia, Madrid and Portugal and is the author of various articles in publications such as Arquitectura Viva, AV Monografías, Quaderns d’Arquitectura, Bauwelt i Babelia. He has also published a book: Materialidad, Carlos Ferrater Ed. Actar, 2003
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Kimberly Hosken Program Director, Green Buildings
Johnson Controls

Prior to joining Johnson Controls Kimberly Hosken held the position of Director LEED, New Construction for the US Green Building Council in Washington DC.  She has been a speaker at multiple conferences where she has presented her work on Return on Investment (ROI) for green strategies and construction.

At the USGBC Kim worked with multi national corporations and higher education institutions to develop the volume certification program for customers with large projects and multiple properties, the program is now in Pilot. Customers included financial institutions; Citigroup, Wells Fargo, Wachovia, Bank of America and PNC Bank, retailers; Starbucks, Target, Best Buy and Falabella.

She also implemented the program with the University of California, Merced and Irvine campuses and the US Department of State, Embassy Program. As a consultant to the USGBC she has been a LEED Certification Reviewer, she has acted as LEED faculty, and co-author of LEED v 2.2 for New Construction. Kim has over 20 years of experience in construction management with multiple firms including Turner Construction. As a contractor she completed two LEED Platinum projects and has held the position of project manager, project engineer and superintendent.

Kim has presented at various engagements, including Greenbuild 2003, 2004 & 2006. Publications include: ENR (Engineering News Record). “LEED is the Future”, May 2005. Eco Structure Magazine. “An Engineers Perspective”, Spring 2004.
 




Dr. Miguel Eduardo Barca - Director Manager
UPS Capital Business Credit

Miguel Eduardo Barca is since 2005 CIMA Capital and UPS Capital Buisness Credit's representative in Argentina and responsible for managing financial operations.

CIMA provides trade-finance products for the purchase of equipment and inventory manufactured in the US and in special cases equipment made in Germany and Italy. These products are offered by UPS Capital Businesss Credit and are supported by government backed guaranteed programs that are designed to mitigate emerging market risks.  Support comes directly from the Export Credit Agencies (ECA) of the respective country of origin.

Mr. Barca is also the founder of “Barca Auditores & Consultores”, which he established in 1979. He has more than 30 years of experience in managing his own auditing and accounting firms, with offices in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Leading a team of professionals, and encouraging companies in achieving their goals in Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil, Peru, Dominican Republic and Spain. Miguel also belongs to several Board of Directors of a number of companies.  

Mr. Barca received a CPA from Belgrano University and a M.S. Degree in Administration.