World Green Building Council

Lisa Bate is regarded as one of Canada’s global ambassadors for sustainable design. A former Director and Board Chair of the Canada Green Building Council, Lisa is the Chair of the World Green Building Council and was a representative to the United Nations’ Environmental Protection—Sustainable Buildings and Climate Initiative. In 2018, Lisa was the winner of Canada’s Clean16 for the Building sector at the Clean50 awards.  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, an advanced net-zero energy building and pilot project for the CaGBC Zero Carbon Buildings and the WGBC Advancing Net Zero Initiatives. Lisa was Principal-in-Charge of the B+H team for the 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games in Toronto, where she delivered 18 sport venues that achieved up to LEED Platinum EB:O&M certifications.