Mikhail Davis

Director of Restorative Enterprise at Interface
Certified Biomimicry Specialist, San Francisco, California
United States

Mikhail Davis is Director of Restorative Enterprise at Interface, a world-leading modular flooring company with a fully integrated collection of hard and soft flooring.  Interface's mission, Climate Take Back™, invites industry to commit to making a profit in a way that is restorative to the planet and creates a climate fit for life. Mikhail is responsible for advancing Interface’s mission in the Americas by building internal leadership capacity, facilitating strategic alignment of efforts, and creating external partnerships that shift the marketplace toward sustainability.  An expert in sustainable materials and NGO collaborations, he represents Interface in many organizations focused on closed-loop production, recycling, and chemicals of concern, including serving as Chair of USGBC's Materials & Resources Technical Advisory Group (MR TAG), Co-Chair of the Materials Working Group of BizNGO and a member of the Content Working Group for mindful MATERIALS. He has 20 years of experience as a strategic advisor, analyst, designer, and manager for sustainability programs in the non-profit and for-profit sectors. His previous work includes three years as manager to environmental icon David Brower (an original member of Interface's ""Eco Dream Team"") and five years with Blu Skye Sustainability Consulting building sustainable business strategies and tools for Fortune 500 companies including Walmart, Sony Pictures, Bunge, Staples, and Waste Management. He holds a B.S. in Earth Systems-Biosphere from Stanford University and is a certified Biomimicry Specialist.