Bill Semple, Senior researcher at the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), Ottawa, Canada
Bill Semple works with the development of energy-efficient homes, innovative building techniques and sustainable communities in the northern regions. Bill is a former chairman of the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC), where he still active. Bill was responsible for the implementation of LEED in Canada and in the United States.
Bill is a trained architect and carpenter, and his work focuses on solving problems concerning cultural and environmental sustainability through building design, community planning and the application of appropriate management practices to land use.