As Co-director of Perkins+Will’s firmwide Sustainable Design Initiative, Paula McEvoy assures that sustainable ideas are an integral part of the firm’s projects and practices. She has been instrumental in defining sustainability at Perkins+Will and shaping the firm’s commitment to leadership in sustainable design. Key outcomes from this effort include the development of the ground-breaking Precautionary List and Transparency website. She coordinates sustainability efforts across the international firm's offices and speaks frequently on sustainable design, construction, business practices and visioning. A Registered Architect and LEED® Fellow, Paula demonstrates an involved, hands-on attitude in all phases of the design and construction process with expertise in the design of healthy, high-performance buildings and communities. Ms. McEvoy is a member of The American Institute of Architects, serves on the AIA National Committee on the Environment (COTE) and Co-chairs the AIA Materials Knowledge Group.