Lidia Berger, MEM, LEED BD+C, O+M, is Vice President and National Sustainable Director for the Federal Program for HDR Architecture.
Berger has been a member of award-winning teams on a multitude of sustainability-focused projects with clients ranging from corporations to government agencies. She has managed teams performing Sustainable Return on Investment (SROI) studies for clients such as Johns Hopkins University and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Lidia Berger, MEM, LEED Fellow, LEED AP BD+C, LEED AP O+M
Principal, National Sustainability Director
Ms. Berger serves as the National Sustainability Director at Dewberry
providing framework for sustainable strategies and programs, driving
Dewberry’s sustainability efforts and technical leadership. Her areas of
expertise are focused on innovative sustainable design solutions and
sustainable return on investment process incorporating the triple
bottom line thinking, a topic on which she is a nationally known speaker. Ms.
Berger has been a member of award-winning teams on a multitude of
sustainability-focused projects with clients ranging from corporations to
government agencies. She seamlessly guides her clients and the project team
through an often complex process, she facilitates by prioritizing the goals
and directing the multi-disciplinary integrated team of experts.
Ms. Berger is a founding member of the U.S. Green Building Council’s
National Capital Region Chapter. She was involved in the development of the
LEED-CI rating system and served on the LEED-EB Core Committee. Ms. Berger
was named a LEED Fellow in the Inaugural Class of 2011. She is on the
editorial advisory board of Eco-Structure Magazine and a member of the
Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) Economics Committee formed to
introduce economic indicators into Envision™, the ISI sustainable
infrastructure rating system.