Thomas Mueller - President and CEO (Ex-officio)
MA, LEED AP
Canada Green Building Council
Thomas Mueller is a Founding Director of the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) and became President & CEO of the Council in 2005. As Chief Executive, he leads the Council's national green building strategy, programs and standards along with advocacy and policy initiatives.
As a member of the Board of Directors of the Green Business Certification Institute (GBCI) and the Cornerstone Standards Council (CSC), and as an immediate past Board member of the World Green Building Council (WGBC), he supports the transition toward green building, neighbourhoods and cities at home and globally.
Thomas is a well known advocate for green buildings and sustainable community development. He participates frequently in government and industry consultations on green development and is a nationally and internationally recognized authority and speaker on green buildings.
He is currently participating in a number of initiatives and groups including the WGBC Americas Network; and City of Vancouver's Green Building Advisory Committee. In January 2014, he joined the Advisory Board of CIRS (Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability) at the University of BC.
Thomas has an Undergraduate Degree in Geography, Planning and Applied Ecology from the Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich, Germany, and holds a Master's Degree in Regional Planning & Resource Development from the University of Waterloo, Ontario.
For his green building work, Thomas received the 2000 and 2002 Innovation Award from the Architectural Institute of BC and the 2005 FCM - CH2MHill Sustainable Community Award. He is a Fellow of the Cascadia Green Building Council and a recipient of Canada's 2015 Clean50 award.