Michaella Wittmann, LEED AP, ENV SP
As the founder and director of HDR's sustainability program, Michaella Wittmann has been a leader in the sustainability and green building industry for 20 years. A strong proponent of matching sustainable strategies to the goals and characteristics of each project, she has worked closely with a multitude of clients to balance environmental, economic, and social equity goals. Her aptitude for leadership, innovation, and integration have led clients in all industry sectors to the successful completion of projects that have benefits such as reduced environmental impact, increased productivity, improved quality, stakeholder support and reduced operations and maintenance expenditures.
Michaella was one of the first individuals in the country to receive her credentials as a LEED AP as well as one of the first to become an Envision Sustainability Professional.
She has worked on numerous LEED projects, written sustainable guidelines for government agencies and organizations, trained over 3000 people in various aspects of sustainability, and integrated sustainability into multi-million dollar infrastructure projects. Her clients have ranged from Federal agencies to state agencies and include both public and private clients. Michaella currently leads HDR's Office of Sustainability which oversees the integration of sustainability into HDR's projects as well as our own day-to-day business practices.