With over 30 years of experience as an engineer, Kevin Hydes has spent the past 20 years focusing on green design and advancing its cause. He is internationally renowned as a leader in sustainable design, and for his contributions to the green building movement for which he was recognized with a USGBC Leadership Award in 2019. He was also deemed a Freeman of the City of London in 2019, and an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Institute of Canada in 2020
As Integral Group’s founder and first CEO & President, Kevin established a reputation as an innovator, pioneer, and green business leader – growing the firm to more than 800 employees across 21 offices.
After 11 years of driving Integral’s vision to be the leading deep green MEP firm, he assumed the position of Chair of Integral Group’s board in 2020. Working in a balanced leadership partnership with Integral Group’s CEO, Bill Overturf, Kevin continues to drive innovation across the firm. In his new role Kevin is responsible for thought leadership, working with global clients on ground-breaking projects, and continuing to promote the values, vision and beliefs upon which he founded the firm.
Kevin served as the Chair of the USGBC for 2005-2006, was a founder and director of Canada GBC and a former Chair of the WorldGBC.linkedin