Ommid Saberi

Senior Industry Specialist, Green Buildings
, International Finance Corporation
Profile / Bio: 

Ommid Saberi is a Senior Industry Specialist, Green Buildings in IFC’s climate business department based in Washington DC. As the global technical lead for EDGE green building certification, Ommidworks across the projects within World Bank Group including IFC investment and advisory projects. He has done extensive work with the property sector, as well as funds and commercial bank clients to divert the investments to climate-smart buildings and projects. Before joining IFC, Ommid had experience advising on sustainability strategies for property development projects in the UK, Middle East, and Asia. He has been the head of many design and research teams internationally, including the 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. More generally Ommid has experience working with companies in the private, public and governmental sectors which have given him a wide understanding of current and future environmental, financial and sustainability challenges.


Title Date Learning Materials Topic
EDGE Practical Steps for Zero Carbon Buildings 20 October 2021 Slides Environment, Climate Change, Energy
Video: Session 3: EDGE Practical Steps for Zero Carbon Buildings 20 October 2021 Multimedia Environment, Climate Change, Energy
Market Accelerator for Green Construction 19 June 2019 Slides Energy, Finance, Urban Development