Senior Industry Specialist, Green Buildings – Building Resilience Index, International Finance Corporation / World Bank
Ommid Saberi is the global lead for IFC’s Building Resilience Index Program as well as the global technical lead for IFC’s EDGE green building program. Ommid works across the projects within World Bank Group, including IFC investment and advisory projects and has done extensive work with property sector, as well as funds and commercial bank clients to divert the investments to climate smart and resilience projects. Before joining IFC, Ommid advised on sustainability strategies for property development projects in the U.K., Middle East and Asia including development of green building codes for multiple countries. Ommid has also been a member of regional government advisory panels as an expert in low energy designs and technical director for energy conservation at the city scale.