Green Building Conference 2012 Speaker - Mann Young

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Mr Mann Young
Asia Pacific Regional Network Manager
World Green Building Council

 

 

 

 

 

About the Speaker:

Mann has over 19 years of property industry experience and has worked across the various spectrum of the property sector including a number of high profile strategic projects across Asia Pacific. He has strong strategic and business delivery experience of incorporating a personal and professional holistic sustainability approach across all parts of the entire property value chain from construction to property & asset management to real estate investments and fund strategies.  

As Head of Sustainability for Lend Lease in Asia, Mann is responsible for driving Lend Lease’s sustainability philosophy of “Every Action Adds Up” and embraces the challenge in optimizing multi-disciplinary project outcomes that is not only sustainable but also meets the required commercial and business aspirations of all key stakeholders be they owners, investors, developers, managers, services and/or business partners. Mann is Chairperson of Asia Pacific Real Estate Association (APREA) Sustainability Committee, a committee member of United Nations Environment Program Finance Initiative (UNEP-FI) Property Working Group and is also the World Green Building Council Regional Manager of the Asia Pacific Green Building Council Network.

 

Speech Topic:

World GBC Asia Pacific Regional Network – Challenges & Opportunities

Abstract:

To continue Lend Lease’s leadership in sustainability & advocacy, Mr Mann Young, (Head of Sustainability, Asia) is now serving as Regional Manager of the World Green Building Council (WGBC) Asia Pacific Regional Network which has been established to connect green building leaders and emerging leaders in the Asia Pacific region and promote the benefits of sustainable building practices. The Asia Pacific Regional Network links individuals, governments and organisations from countries throughout the region to provide support as they develop their respective green building councils and, rating tools, and establish education programs for the development of green buildings and communities. In this presentation, Mr Young will provide an update on recent WGBC global initiatives as well as highlight some key challenges and opportunities for the Asia Pacific GBC Regional Network moving forward.

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