Andrew Bowerbank was appointed to the GMF Council in 2012. He is a respected authority on green buildings, sustainable development, industrial design, and low-carbon economics. Andrew has spent the past 20 years working with market leaders around the world on challenging and rewarding projects including Ontario's first LEED Platinum building, the National Archetype House Design Competition, and the TRCA's Living City Campus. In addition to his current work at EllisDon, Andrew is also a member of the standing panel of experts at BRE Global (UK), board member at CDML Engineering, and senior research fellow at York University in Toronto.
Andrew was the executive director of the World Green Building Council (2007-10) where he also acted as the member representative at the United Nations Environmental Programme. after his term with WorldGBC, he served as special advisor to Magna Closures' new solar tracking division and to Enbridge Gas' "Savings by Design" program, and was the chair for the EC3 (Energy, Climate, Communication and Collaboration) Initiative. Andrew was also the founding Executive Director for the Canada Green Building Council's Toronto Chapter (2005-07). He is a LEED®-accredited professional and In 2007, He received the Leader of the Year award from EnerQuality Corporation and the Ontario Home Builders Association for his contributions to sustainable community development and green home design. In 2010 was awarded an honourary degree from Humber College for his career accomplishments.