Er. Yvonne Soh, Executive Director, Singapore Green Building
The Singapore Green Building Council (SGBC) is an enabler of sustainability in the built environment. Represented by a distinctive public-private partnership that spans across the real estate value chain, SGBC is the nexus for the advocacy of green buildings that are healthier and more resource-efficient.
SGBC shapes green buildings by working to reduce the carbon footprint of buildings and advancing responsible procurement, reinforced by SGBC’s product and services certification schemes that emphasise environmental sustainability.
A member of the World Green Building Council, SGBC is Singapore’s national representative to a global network of close to 80 green building councils.
Yvonne Soh is the Executive Director of the Singapore Green Building Council (SGBC), an industry organization with public and private representation set up in 2009 to propel Singapore's building and construction industry towards environmental sustainability. Prior to joining SGBC, she was with the Waste Management and Recycling Association of Singapore (WMRAS), where she set up the organisation’s administrative operations as its first Executive Director.
Yvonne is a registered Professional Engineer (Civil) and Certified Green Mark Manager. She has extensive experience with the government sector, having been with the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) for a decade, heading the Centre for Sustainable Buildings and overseeing portfolios in policy development, regulatory & licensing control, industry promotion, and research & development. In addition to the BCA, Yvonne had gained engineering experience as a civil engineer with P&T Consultants, an international multi-disciplinary building and construction consultancy firm.
She is an active member of various national committees in Singapore overseeing the development of Singapore Standards and Accreditation programmes.
Yvonne has a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the National University of Singapore and received her Engineering (Hons) Degree from the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.