Roger serves as Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning for GBCI, the premier organization independently recognizing excellence in green business industry performance and practice globally. [GBCI exclusively administers project certifications and professional credentials relative to the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) and six other green building related rating and assessment systems.] Mr. Platt brings 30 years of experience with the U.S. and global real estate industry to help ensure GBCI provides top quality customer experience and can competently – and strategically – compress the period of time necessary to positively impact buildings and related infrastructure in over 150 countries.
Prior to taking on this role, Roger served as President of the U.S. Green Building Council where he singularly focused on market development, stakeholder engagement and strategic relationship management of all USGBC’s constituencies. Earlier in his six year tenure with USGBC, he held the position of Senior Vice President, Global Policy and Law where he was responsible for overseeing the policy aspects of the increasingly global adoption of green building and sustainable urban development practices.
Before joining USGBC in 2009, Roger spent 15 years as a senior executive and policy counsel with the Real Estate Roundtable in Washington, D.C. Prior to that, Platt served as an urban land use and real estate transactional lawyer in San Francisco, CA, focusing on the city’s two largest neighborhood-sized development projects. A longtime member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), he serves as a member of its Board of Trustees. He is a graduate of Harvard University and the University of San Francisco School of Law.