Roger Platt | U.S. Green Building Council
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Roger Platt

Washington, DC

Roger Platt drives global strategy for the organization. He is the immediate
past-president of the USGBC. In addition to his role advising the CEO on mid-
to long- term strategy matters, he also leads USGBC's LEED for Cities efforts
and business development in the New York City region.

Prior to serving as President of USGBC, Roger was Senior Vice President for Global Policy and
Law. Before joining USGBC in 2009, Roger served for fifteen years as Senior Vice President and Counsel at the Real Estate Roundtable ( and before that as a senior land use
associate with the Coblentz law firm in San Francisco. He currently serves on
the Board of Trustees of the Urban Land Institute ( Roger is a graduate of
Harvard College and the University of San Francisco School of Law and is
admitted to practice law in California and the District of Columbia. He writes and speaks frequently on the intersection of markets and sustainability including guest lectures at Columbia, Georgetown, Princeton and Yale.