Lisa Matthiessen | U.S. Green Building Council
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Lisa Matthiessen

  • AP-BDC Certified
  • AP-Homes Certified
  • LEED Fellow

Lisa Fay Matthiessen has been working in sustainability since 1995 and has
shown a deep commitment to the USGBC for over 20 years. Founder of the USGBC Los
Angeles Chapter, Lisa became one of the first LEED Faculty, has participated
in various LEED working groups and committees, and served as Secretary to the Board.
Lisa has developed a deep technical mastery of
LEED; she worked on one of the first LEED projects (Bren Hall, LEED Platinum
Version 1.0) and since then has led the successful certification of over 20
projects. Lisa has mentored and educated others; she developed and led a team
of 20 sustainability specialists during her 8 years with Davis Langdon, and
has reached thousands through her workshops, lectures, and publications. Lisa
has contributed to the growing body of sustainability knowledge; her seminal
work on the cost of green helped to shift the discussion to a productive and
positive standpoint. Lisa leads Sustainability for HGA Architects and Engineers