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Meet Our New Advisory Board: Jessica Cooper, IWBI

February 9, 2021

When it comes to the wellness conversation, perhaps no one is better suited to talk about its relationship to the built environment than our newest advisory board member, Jessica Cooper. In this episode, Jessica discusses how her work at the International WELL Building Institute is helping to impact change at a massive scale and where she sees the trend headed in the years to come.

Jessica Cooper, Chief Commercial Officer, International WELL Building Institute (IWBI)

Jessica CooperAs Chief Commercial Officer at the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), Jessica’s work brings health-focused design and policy solutions to diverse buildings and human environments around the globe. Jessica bridges the analytical and the creative, leveraging scientific evidence and research to help clients both quantify the value of healthy buildings and develop technical solutions for implementing the WELL Building Standard™.

Before joining IWBI, Jessica served as Executive Vice President and Director of Sustainability at Delos. Prior to Delos, Jessica worked for Urban Green Council to develop and execute educational programs for New York City’s green building community.

Setting a foundation in project management, Jessica began her career at LB Architects where she oversaw a variety of interior design and construction projects for corporate, residential, and not-for-profit clients.

Jessica is a WELL Faculty and one of the first WELL Accredited Professionals, having earned her credential in 2015. A LEED Accredited Professional since 2008, Jessica also holds a certificate in Green Professional Building Skills Training: Construction Management. Jessica is a licensed interior designer and holds an NCIDQ Certificate.

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