Helen Goodland – Canada
Helen Goodland is a British architect with an MBA from the University of British Columbia in Canada. She is also a policymaker and business strategist, who believes construction is the one of the most important solutions for climate change and the urbanisation crisis, as well as working with the United Nations Sustainable Building and Climate Initiative’s technical committee that promotes sustainable buildings worldwide, writing manuals leading public policies regarding sustainable materials for constructions, among others. Therefore, she has worked with governments and privates to boost innovation in construction. Moreover, Goodland advocates for research and development investment and training, in order to transform this industry, putting innovation and sustainability into practice.