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WSPs Rachel Skinner named to World GBCs Board of Directors

WSP's Rachel Skinner named to World GBC's Board of Directors

 July 05, 2021

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Rachel Skinner, WSP Executive Director and President of Institution of Civil Engineers UK, has been appointed to the World Green Building Council's Board of Directors.

Rachel's expertise is helping the world to deliver on the ambitions of the Paris Agreement and UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development.

Shaping future mobility strategy


Rachel [picture above] brings to the role a wealth of experience, expertise and dedication to catalysing sustainable buildings for everyone, everywhere.

Rachel joined WSP as a graduate has since progressed through numerous acquisitions. Rachel is renowned for her expertise in transport planning and remains instrumental in shaping future mobility strategy in the UK and beyond, having also played a key role in delivering the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic route networks and the early stages of major schemes including the Lower Thames Crossing earlier in her career.

Transforming the built environment 

World Green Building Council's Board members were nominated by member Green Building Councils (GBCs) from around the world. Rachel was nominated by Chile Green Building Council.

“A warm welcome to all of our sustainable building leaders, as they begin a new term on the WorldGBC Board of Directors," says Cristina Gamboa, CEO of World Green Building Council.

“These Directors and Chairs have earned their place as champions of sustainability in the building and construction industry. Their expertise will continue to transform the built environment and help the world to deliver on the ambitions of the Paris Agreement and UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development. We look forward to working with them and continuing to build on the foundations of our relationship with these high profile leaders and our member Green Building Councils from around the world.”

Keen to champion sustainability like Rachel?

WSP believes that for societies to thrive, each of us must all hold ourselves accountable for tomorrow.

This means creating innovative and sustainable solutions to the challenges the future will bring. This inspires WSP teams to stay curious, act locally, and think internationally.

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