Prof. Greg Foliente is an Enterprise Professor at the University of Melbourne and the Manager of its Centre for Disaster Management and Public Safety (CDMPS).
He leads interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research, education, consulting and collaboration initiatives that advance innovation in the built environment and urban systems sectors, with a primary focus towards improved sustainability, liveability and resilience. He is a strategic leader and facilitator, with a number of widely recognised achievements and successful projects, including the CIB’s International Performance Based Building (PeBBu) Programme, the Australian Net-Zero Emission House (AusZEH) project, the Australian Life Cycle Inventory (AusLCI) Database initiative, and those undertaken with various UN agencies (e.g. the Common Carbon Metric for Buildings and the development of the Clean Development Mechanism methodologies for buildings as part of the Kyoto Protocol), the World Bank, the Global Building performance Network (GBPN), the International Energy Agency (IEA), AusAID and various Australian federal and state agencies.
He has an extensive and diverse scholarly publications record, received numerous international honours and research awards (e.g. the ASCE James Croes Medal), and appointments in important scientific committees and positions. He currently serves as the Asia-Pacific Regional Coordinator of the non-profit International Initiative for a Sustainable Built Environment (iiSBE). For further details, please refer to Prof Greg's LinkedIn profile