Executive Director, Center for Sustainability and Economic Performance

Billy Grayson is the executive director for the ULI’s Center for Sustainability and Economic Performance, managing a team leading programmes on climate risk and resilience, health and wellness, and building energy and environmental performance. He has over a decade of experience leading energy and sustainability initiatives in real estate, distribution, and supply chain operations.

As sustainability director at Liberty Property Trust, he led a 700-building initiative that included green building construction, energy efficiency retrofits, and sustainability-focused property management strategies and tenant engagement.

As vice president, social and environmental sustainability, for the Electronics Industry Citizenship Coalition, Grayson led a global compliance programme working with electronics manufacturers in China, Malaysia, Korea, and elsewhere around the world to identify and mitigate environmental and human-rights risks in their shared supply chain, as well as programmes addressing climate change mitigation.

As sustainability director at THE PANEL SCO, Grayson developed an operational sustainability programme that reduced energy, water, and waste consumption by more than 15 percent. He also launched a global marketing initiative for THE PANEL SCO’s sustainability-focused energy technology products and services.

Grayson holds an MBA and a master’s of public policy from the University of Maryland, and a bachelor’s degree in environment, economics, and politics from Claremont McKenna College. He is a LEED AP and former board member of the Delaware Green Building Council and NAREIT Sustainability Advisory Committee.

Speaking at the Following:

Jun 11

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Climate Change and Resiliency: Protecting Against Nature’s Risks

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Grand Ballroom II, Level 5, Jing An Shangri-La

What are the risks developers and landlords need to consider and how should they be addressed?

Jun 11

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Healthy Buildings – Not in the Eye of the Beholder

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Grand Ballroom III, Level 5, Jing An Shangri-La

Tenants and landlords share their experience.