Jason McLennan, considered one of the world’s most influential leaders in architecture and the green building movement, works closely with world leaders, Fortune 500 companies, leading NGO’s, major universities, and celebrities and influential development companies in the pursuit of a world that is socially just, culturally rich, and ecologically restorative. McLennan is the creator of the Living Building Challenge, the most rigorous and progressive green building program in the world, as well as a primary author of the WELL Building Standard (link is external). In addition to chairing the International Living Future Institute, he is CEO of McLennan Design, which creates some of the world’s most advanced green buildings. McLennan is the author of six books on sustainability and design, one of which, The Philosophy of Sustainable Design, is considered the “bible” for green buildings. McLennan is both an Ashoka Fellow and Senior Fellow of the Design Futures Council and has been selected by Yes! magazine as one of “15 people shaping the world.” He is the recipient of the Buckminster Fuller Prize, the world’s top prize for socially responsible design.