Director of Strategy and Development
Catriona is the Director of Strategy and Development at the World Green Building Council.
Her work is focused on the development and implementation of global and regional projects and programmes of the World Green Building Council. Catriona provides strategic oversight of existing work to ensure alignment with WorldGBC's strategy for a sustainable built environment. A priority for 2021 is the creation and roll-out of a new global programme on Resources & Circularity in the built environment.
Additionally, as part of this role she oversees the Better Places for People global project. This project aims to help the global Green Building Council network achieve a built environment that is healthy and sustainable for people and the planet, and is active in over thirty national Green Building Councils worldwide. Catriona regularly speaks at high level events, industry conferences, and webinars, and serves on a number of expert Task Forces related to health and wellbeing in the built environment.
Prior to joining the World Green Building Council in May 2018, Catriona worked in environmental consultancy with experience in energy modelling, sustainability masterplanning and sustainability and health-based certification standards. She is also a fully qualified secondary school teacher, with two years experience of secondary school teaching Geography (plus an experienced spin instructor). Her educational background consists of a degree from the University of St Andrews in Geography.
Originally hailing from the west of Scotland, she is currently based in London, UK.