As Director of LEED International Technical Development, Deon is responsible
for the improvement of the LEED rating system to better address the needs of
green building projects around the world. This effort follows the organization’s international strategy for LEED emphasizing global consistency while allowing for regional solutions, and encompasses the current and future versions of LEED. With USGBC since 2006, she has managed multiple development activities including the LEED 2009 rating system and operational strategic improvements for the organization. Her depth of experience with the development of LEED is instrumental in ensuring the rating system meets the needs of users on a global scale. Prior to joining USGBC Deon worked as a landscape architect.