Chris Pyke | U.S. Green Building Council
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Chris Pyke

Washington, DC

Chris Pyke, Ph.D. is the Research Officer for the U.S. Green Building Council. He works globally to use applied research and innovation partnerships to benefit people and the environment.

Prior to joining USGBC, Dr. Pyke was the Chief Strategy Officer for Aclima, Inc. the Chief Operating Officer for GRESB, B.V., and a physical scientist with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

He is a principal investigator for the Green Health Partnership, a 5-year research initiative supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Dr. Pyke has served in a number of advisory roles, including as a lead author for the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (Working Group III), chair of the US EPA Chesapeake Bay Program Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee, and co-chair of the U.S. Climate Change Science Program Interagency Working Group on Human Contributions and Responses to Climate Change. Dr. Pyke is on the faculty of the Urban Planning Program at Georgetown University and The George Washington University’s Sustainable Urban Planning Program.

He holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a B.S. (Magna Cum Laude) from the College of William and Mary.