Ted van der Linden
sustainability advisor, strategic consultant to the aec community
Ted worked with DPR Construction for 18 years. His initial role was a Senior Preconstruction Manager, where he worked with clients on the evaluation of cost, schedule and strategy for numerous commercial construction projects. In 1998 he led the preconstruction effort on a first-of-its-kind “green” project designed by William McDonough + Partners for Aspect Communications in San Jose, CA. Ted was elected to the Contractor/Builder seat on the U.S. Green Building Council’s National Board in 1999 and completed his third term as a National Director in 2010. He continues to work in the industry, driving the market toward darker green projects with a renewed emphasis on process improvement, innovation in green technology and education.