Emma Hughes

LEED Manager
U.S. Green Building Council

Emma is a Project Manager in the LEED Department at USGBC. She collaborates with industry stakeholders, volunteer professionals serving on LEED technical committees, and USGBC and GBCI staff to develop and refine the LEED green building rating system. Emma manages the technical development of LEED water efficiency and energy and atmosphere credits, leads the development of the LEED Zero certification program, and serves as staff liaison to multiple committees. She earned her B.S. in International Relations from Boston University.