Michaella Wittmann has over 20 years of experience focused on integrating the right sustainable solutions for a multitude of project types. This often includes the use of HDR’s Sustainable Return on Investment Process to match sustainable solutions with favorable social, environmental and economic outcomes. She has worked on over 20 LEED projects, written sustainable guidelines for government agencies and organizations, trained over 3,000 people in various aspects of sustainability, and integrated sustainability into multi-million dollar infrastructure project
Michaella was actively involved in the development of the first LEED® Green Building Rating Tool and the Envision™ sustainable infrastructure rating system. A LEED® Fellow, Green Globes Professional and Envision® Sustainability Professional. She is currently focusing on integrating sustainability into large-scale infrastructure projects.
Under Michaella’s direction, HDR began a process for integrating sustainable design concept into its work beginning in the early 1990s. She currently leads HDR’s Office of Sustainability, focusing on adding value to projects through sustainability, and overseeing the firm’s carbon footprint reduction initiative.