Autif Sayyed

Regional Green Building Specialist (Asia)
International Finance Corporation


Autif Sayyed is the technical lead of the Asia and Pacific green building program for the International Finance Corporation, a part of the World Bank Group. He has led IFC’s work on developing green building codes and policies in Indonesia, Vietnam, the Philippines, China and Mongolia. He is currently supporting the rollout of EDGE green building certification in Asia and IFC’s green building educational program in multiple universities globally.

“To break away from the regular practice is never easy, but the rewards are plenty as exemplified by the winners of WGBC APN awards over the years. The caring hands and minds behind these projects stretch the limits of design and performance of their buildings to achieve greater comfort for their occupants, lower expenses for their owners and lighter footprint on the environment. A win-win situation for all”