- Chairman, William McDonough + Partners / MBDC, USA
BA, Dartmouth College; Master's in Architecture, Yale University. 1993-99, Dean, School of Architecture, University of Virginia; Consulting Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University. Founding Chairman, US Board of Councillors, China-US Center for Sustainable Development. Venture Partner and Senior Adviser, VantagePoint Venture Partners. Founding Principal, William McDonough + Partners, Architecture and Community Design. Co-Founder and Principal, MBDC. Fellow, American Institute of Architects. International Fellow, Royal Institute of British Architects. Co-Author: The Hannover Principles: Design for Sustainability and Cradle to Cradle. Recipient of awards: Presidential Award for Sustainable Development, US (1996); Hero for the Planet, Time magazine(1999); Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award Winner, (2003); National Design Award winner (2004). Interests: Atlantic salmon preservation.