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Bert Gregory, FAIA, LEED Fellow


Bert Gregory, FAIA - Chairman at Mithun
As Chairman of Mithun, Bert Gregory FAIA leads Mithun’s strategic initiatives, governance, and research & development efforts. Under his 15 year leadership as Chairman & CEO Bert led the firm to international recognition for healthy, performance based design, positive for people and place. The firm was honored with over 350 design awards, the Sustainable Design Leadership Award from AIA/IIDA/Cornet Global, the Regional Leadership Award from the United States Green Building Council and was named to the top 15 of all design firms in the US by Architect Magazine. With offices in Seattle and San Francisco, the firm serves worldwide clients in the private, public, institutional, and non-profit sectors.

A Fellow of the American Institute of Architects and the United States Green Building Council, Bert plays an active Design Partner role on projects with a focus on work in the urban realm, including transit oriented development, mixed use, civic, workplace, and urban design. Bert’s project design leadership has resulted in four American Institute of Architects (AIA) COTE Top 10 Green Project awards, two ASLA National Honor Awards, an AIA National Honor Award for Regional & Urban Design, and the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Award of Excellence.

Bert serves as an international leader, speaker and advocate for sustainable building and urbanism, with lectures in Beijing, Jerusalem and Sarajevo. His research initiatives include leading a carbon accounting effort for Seattle’s 2040 regional growth “Reality Check,” and one of the first web-based materials carbon calculators in collaboration with the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Washington.

He served as Co-Chair of the ULI's Climate, Land Use and Energy Advisory Committee, Vice Chair of the USGBC LEED® for Neighborhood Development Core Committee, as an advisor to the National Building Museum’s Intelligent Cities Initiative, and as faculty of the EcoDistrict Institute. Bert currently serves on the Forterra Board of Directors as Chair, the ULI TOD Council, the ULI Building Healthy Places Advisory Committee, the Global EcoDistricts Protocol Advisory Committee, on the Clinton Climate Initiative’s Climate Positive Development Project Review Committee, and as an inaugural member of the Cascadia Congress of the Living Future Institute.