About this Speaker
As Chief Sustainability Officer, Elizabeth (Beth) Heider, FAIA, LEED Fellow, translates Skanska’s commitment to sustainability into action while serving on Skanska USA’s Management Team. Known for her work making the business case for green and net zero energy buildings, Heider supports Skanska’s US business units: Building and Civil construction and Commercial Development, with combined annual revenues of approximately $7 Billion. An FAIA and LEED Fellow, her career encompasses all phases of design and construction as an architect, construction manager and sustainability leader. In addition to her involvement with the Institute during the development of several Living Building projects, Heider was also recognized as one of the first winners of Green Building & Design Magazine’s prestigious Women in Sustainability Leadership Awards. Heider previously held the position of board chair for the US Green Building Council and serves on the Envision Review Board – supporting the development of this powerful rating system for sustainable infrastructure.