Kevin Hydes Juror of WGBC Asia Pacific Awards
Every year, the World Green Building Council (WGBC) holds the Asia Pacific Leadership in Green Building Awards to recognize leadership and excellence within the green building industry across the Asian Pacific. More specifically, the awards celebrate buildings with exceptional sustainability design and function, organizations that incorporate sustainable values into their core practice, and women who are leading the green agenda. These accolades are presented as the Leadership in Sustainable Design and Performance Award, the Business Leadership in Sustainability Award, and the Women in Green Building Leadership Award.
Integral Group is proud to be represented by our Chair + Founder Kevin Hydes as one of this year’s selected jurors for the awards, to be announced in early October 2020. Having a long-standing history with the Green Building Councils, Kevin has served as the Chair of the USGBC for 2005-2006, was a founder and director of CanadaGBC, and is a former Chair of the WorldGBC.
With over 30 years of experience as an engineer, Kevin Hydes has spent the past 20 years focusing on green design and advancing its cause. He is internationally renowned as a leader in sustainable design and for his contributions to the green building movement for which he was recognized with a USGBC Leadership Award in 2019.
As Integral Group’s founder and first CEO & President, Kevin established a reputation as an innovator, pioneer, and green business leader – growing the firm to more than 20 offices worldwide.
In his new role as Chair of Integral Group’s board, Kevin is responsible for thought leadership, driving innovation across the firm, working with global clients on ground-breaking projects, and continuing to promote the values, vision, and beliefs upon which he founded the firm.
Kevin has been an advisor to the Clinton Climate Advisory (known now as the C40) and an advisor to the Government of Singapore 2998-10. In 2019, he was also made a Freeman to the City of London due to his commitment and dedication to the construction community at large.