BK Sinha, Mechanical Engineer / Sustainable Development Innovator
BK Sinha is a founding Director of Habitat Enviro and the former CEO of Malaysia Green Building Council (malaysiaGBC) as well as Vice Chair of the Asia Pacific Network (APN) of the WorldGBC. He has over 30 years’ experience in Project Management, Green Buildings and Waste to Energy project development and management. The combination of his experience and knowledge is fueled by his deep-rooted passion for Sustainability & sustainable developments in this region. He holds a tenacious belief in a holistic approach of all stakeholder inclusivity that he applies to all his projects, finely balancing People, Planet & Profit. Sinha is respected as a thought leader and mentor in many notable sustainable projects in Malaysia, Maldives and Vietnam. As a project manager in the construction industry and considering that the built environment accounts for about 40 percent of all energy consumed worldwide, he feels a personal responsibility to contribute towards making sustainable buildings and infrastructure in Malaysia the norm rather than the exception. He has been consistently involved in capacity building for the LCA and Carbon Footprint of building materials with malaysiaGBC. Notably, he developed FatHopes Energy into ASEAN’s largest waste cooking oil to biodiesel within 10 years.