Ommid Saberi is Senior Green Buildings Industry Specialist in the IFC Climate Business Department based in Washington DC. The technical side of the voluntary EDGE online certification system are part of Ommid’s responsibilities along with working on EDGE green building certification of projects globally. Before joining IFC, Ommid had extensive experience advising on sustainability strategies for property development projects in the UK, Middle East and Asia. He led the Sustainability and Energy team in WSP for the Middle East. Ommid is an architect and building physicist with fourteen years of experience on sustainable design and practice. He has led many design and research teams and advised on the green building codes of three countries. Ommid has also been a member of regional government advisory panels as an expert in low energy designs and technical director for energy conservation at the city scale. More generally Ommid has experience working with companies in the private, public and governmental sectors which has given him a wide understanding of environmental and sustainability challenges.
Senior Green Building Specialist