Vijaya Yellamraju

Director, Quality at GBCI
United States

In her role as Director of Quality, Vijaya is responsible for directing and overseeing GBCI’s Global Quality Program to ensure adherence with customer and industry quality requirements. She drives organization-wide quality initiatives that have successful and measurable impact on customer satisfaction and program integrity. Vijaya is also responsible for managing the EDGE program on the certification side. Prior to joining USGBC, Vijaya was Principal at Green Potential, a green building/LEED consulting firm, where she was responsible for leading the technical and operational aspects of the business, providing direction to developers, architects, contractors, and other project team members for successful integration of green strategies into the design process. She has over ten years of experience in the architecture and construction industry and has managed many multi-million dollar projects in the United States and India. She is a trained architect, with an M.S. in architecture specializing in energy and sustainable design from Texas A&M University, College Station. Vijaya is also a published author and wrote a book titled ‘LEED-New Construction Project Management’ that was published by McGraw Hill.