Our Board

We believe in strong governance and accountability – to our mission, to the green building movement, and to our member Green Building Councils.

And this is the role of our Board of Directors, a group of highly experienced building industry professionals who hold senior positions on the staff or Boards of our Established member Green Building Councils or who are closely affiliated with them.

The Board’s role is to advise and oversee WorldGBC’s organisational strategy and governance, and to ensure we are operating effectively as a not for profit organisation and delivering on our mission.

We follow best practice governance and elect our Chair and each Board member every two years.


The WorldGBC Board of Directors 2020 call for nominations is now open!

We’re looking for professionals to help us accelerate worldwide carbon reduction across the entire building sector. 

Board nominations are due by 31 March 2020. Directors are appointed for a two year term commencing 1 July 2020. The Board of Directors Role Description 2020 may be found here.

Nominees must submit the following documents to WorldGBC by 31 March 2020:

A letter of reference: this should come from an influential individual (or organisation) and can be from the candidate’s home country or elsewhere

The nomination formthis must include a manifesto, the signature(s) of GBC supporters, the skills matrix and a confirmation of the source of funding for travel

The nominee’s CV: this should demonstrate previous Chair or Board experience