Vijaya Yellamraju

Vice President of Certification, Green Business Certification Inc.

In her role as VP, Certification, Vijaya is responsible for managing and overseeing the certification delivery of GBCI’s programs such as TRUE, SITES, EDGE, WELL, GRESB etc.

Prior to joining USGBC, Vijaya was Principal at Green Potential, a green building/LEED consulting firm, where she was responsible for leading the technical and operational aspects of the business, providing direction to developers, architects, contractors, and other project team members for successful integration of green strategies into the design process. She has over fifteen years of experience in the architecture and construction industry and has managed many multi-million dollar projects in the United States and India. She is a trained architect, with an M.S. in architecture specializing in energy and sustainable design from Texas A&M University, College Station.

Vijaya is also a published author and wrote a book titled ‘LEED-New Construction Project Management’ that was published by McGraw Hill.