Lisa Reynolds

CEO of GBC South Africa
Vice Chair of Africa Regional Network

About

Lisa Reynolds is the CEO of the Green Building Council in South Africa. 

Lisa has been involved in Energy Efficiency and the built environment since 2003. She was President of the SAEEC (Southern African Association of Energy Efficiency Confederation) from 2016 to 2019 and was the previous President of the ESCo (Energy Services Companies) Association. Lisa was instrumental in the formation of SAFEE (Southern African Females in Energy Efficiency) within SAEEC.

She was the driver for the drafting of Energy Efficiency Standards and Regulation for Buildings in South Africa. Her passion for the “Green space” started with the birth of the Green Building Council in 2007.

For many years Lisa served on the Board of the Green Building Council and became CEO in June 2020. 

Lisa has a BSc, an MBA and CEM. Lisa’s awards include 2007 ETA award for Women, 2008 Individual Energy (SAEE), 2012 SABS Standards Writer Award; the 2014 Women in Energy (SAWIEN); and the 2016 Ian Lane Hall of Fame award. 

Lisa believes in a sustainable future created by sharing of knowledge, setting trends and influencing change.