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Chief Executive Officer, Green Seal
Doug Gatlin is CEO of Green Seal, the nation's premier ecolabel and the first independent organization established to transform the economy for a healthier, greener planet.
One of the world's foremost experts in the design, development and promotion of market transformation programs and environmental certifications, Mr. Gatlin came to Green Seal with two and a half decades of experience working on advances in energy efficiency and sustainability within the building industry.
Mr. Gatlin has held senior leadership positions with both the U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC's) LEED Program and the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) ENERGY STAR Program. During his tenure at USGBC, he spearheaded the development of standards for existing buildings, schools, the retail sector and hotels, and launched the LEED Volume initiative for large national and global real estate portfolios. He also served as Senior Vice President for LEED Certification and Professional Credentialing at the Green Business Certification Institute (GBCI), a USGBC sister organization.
At EPA, Mr. Gatlin helped create the ENERGY STAR Buildings program, where he launched the first national energy certification program for schools and state and local government buildings. With his extensive technical and policy expertise, he has spoken throughout the nation about leading-edge energy performance in buildings, sustainable corporate portfolios, USGBC's LEED Program, environmental certifications and green products.
Mr. Gatlin holds a B.S. in Political Science from Duke University and an M.S. in Energy and Environmental Policy from Georgetown University.
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