Joelle Chen is the Regional Head of WorldGBC’s Asia Pacific Network of member Green Building Councils in 15 countries. She focuses on strengthening the green building business case for investors, advocating for healthier buildings that support wellbeing and productivity, and sharing best practices through the WorldGBC Asia Pacific Leadership in Green Building Awards, among other initiatives.
Prior to joining WorldGBC, Joelle was heading up the Smart Sustainable Cities team at the Singapore Economic Development Board, driving public-private partnerships through living lab platforms. She also previously worked as an architect, focusing on sustainable procurement and green building design.
She holds a Masters in Architecture from the National University of Singapore, and a Master of Business Administration from the Singapore Management University.
Joelle is based in Singapore.