Vice President of Sustainability, Skanska USA Commercial Development
Heidi Creighton is a registered architect, a LEED Fellow, WELL Faculty, and a Fitwel Ambassador. Her work focuses on sustainability and wellness strategies and certifications for academic, healthcare, commercial, and residential projects. As the National Head of Sustainability for Skanska USA Commercial Development, she leads strategic sustainable initiatives, the related strategy, procedures, and policies across the company’s portfolio.
She has provided sustainability consulting services at the building and masterplan scales, as well as 3rd party certification management (LEED, Living Building Challenge, and WELL), post occupancy evaluation, and health and wellbeing-focused design.
Heidi is a passionate advocate for a restorative-built environment, delivering socially, economically and environmentally sustainable developments. Prior to joining Skanska, Heidi led multiple initiatives within BuroHappold dealing with internal sustainability, wellness and diversity. The LA office received LEED-CI Platinum certification and Los Angeles Green Business certification. In 2014, Heidi led an internal happiness workshop for the LA office that resulted in a number of improvements including better lighting design, solutions to heating and cooling problems and a weekly office yoga program.
Heidi has been active in the green building industry for more than 15 years and has served on the USGBC-LA Board of Directors since early 2013. She is an Officer of USGBC-LA in the position of Secretary.