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Roger Platt

Senior Vice President, Strategic Partnerships and Growth

U.S. Green Building Council

Washington, District of Columbia

Roger Platt advances strategic partnerships for the US Green Building Council and GBCI. He is a former president of USGBC as well as the former head of global policy and advocacy. In addition to his role with strategic partnerships, Roger oversees USGBC's LEED for Cities and Communities initiative and supports business development in the New York City region. Before joining USGBC in 2009, Roger served for fifteen years as Senior Vice President and Counsel at the Real Estate Roundtable and before that as a senior land use associate with the Coblentz law firm in San Francisco. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Urban Land Institute and the Center for Architecture in New York City and the Environmental Film Festival in Washington, DC. Roger is a graduate of Harvard College and the University of San Francisco School of Law and is admitted to practice law in California and the District of Columbia. He writes and speaks frequently on the intersection of markets and sustainability including guest lectures at Columbia, Georgetown, Princeton and Yale.