WASHINGTON — The U.S. Green Building Council
(USGBC) announced that Roger Platt will serve as the senior vice-president of global policy and law — a new position in the organization effective September 1, 2009, according to a press release
Platt joins the USGBC after 15 years as senior vice president and counsel with the Real Estate Roundtable, which represents the leaders of America’s top public and privately owned real estate entities on public policy issues
, the release stated.
Platt said: "USGBC is clearly setting the agenda for how the wholesale shift to greener, more efficient buildings and communities will happen,” said Platt. “And they’ve done it by being clear in their vision and relentless in their execution. I’ve been inspired by the partnerships we’ve done together and impressed by the organization’s management from my seat on the USGBC board. To be able to contribute more directly to that success in this new role is very exciting."