Francesca Mayer Martinelli
Peru Green Building Council
As the Peru Green Building Council´s CEO, Francesca's mission is to lead the effective and comprehensive implementation of sustainable construction in the country, engaging the active participation of the private and public sectors while developing education related and promotional activities that will allow for a transformation of the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated.
Francesca is also a member of the World GBC´s America´s Regional Network Steering Committee and was the vice-chair for the 2017-2018 working tables. She is part of the official working groups for the development of different national and loca codes regarding sustainable construction on the country. She had the opportunity to be a guest presenter at the Greenbuild US 2014 International Conference and Expo in New Orleans, at Greenbuild Brasil 2015 International Conference and Expo in Sao Paolo, "Sustainable Cities Forum" in Panamá 2016, Greencities in Málaga, Spain and CITI AEC in México in 2018, and multiple conferences at a national level in Perú throughout the past years. She is part of the Toulouse Lautrec Institute and Universidad Científica del Sur architecture and interior design career steering committees, as well as the Univeristy of San Ignacio de Loyola Environmental Engineering career steering committe. Francesca was the leader for the LEED International Roundtable Perú from 2012.
Prior to working at the Peru GBC, Francesca led the LEED certification department for one of the largest Latin American LEED and Energy Consultancy firms, SUMAC Inc. She worked hand in hand with developers, investors, architects and engineers in order to achieve LEED Certification for more than 20 projects in Argentina, Colombia, Ecuador and Perú. She also led the establishment of new LatAm offices and Certification procedures as well as participated on marketing and business development strategies for the company.
Francesca is a LEED AP BD+C; LEED Accredited Professional with a focus on Building Design + Construction and ID+C; LEED Accredited Professional with a focus on Interior Design + Construction, and EDGE Expert.
Spanish is her native language but is completely fluent on English