The CTBUH Board of Trustees is responsible for creating the long-term vision and strategy for the Council and its members. The Board oversees the governance of the Council, including the annual audit of operations and finances, and develops programs to ensure continued growth.
The Board of Trustees comprises 13 seats reflective of the Council's membership and the CEO who sits ex-officio.
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Chief Executive Officer, Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
Chicago, United States
15 October 2023
CTBUH leaders traveled to the 2023 International Conference in Singapore a day early to attend the Leaders Meeting on Sunday, 15 October for an afternoon of networking, organizational updates, and information sharing,
8 November 2022
At the 2022 International Conference in Chicago, CTBUH Assembly Chairs and Vice-chairs, the expanded Advisory Group, Board of Trustees members, and regional representatives all met to discuss what they want out of the tall building industry and the CTBUH organization in the next two years.
30 September 2022
Continuing a period of momentous change, the Council is excited to announce an expansion of its governing body, the Board of Trustees. Two new members will be welcomed at the 2022 International Conference in Chicago: Katrin Förster and David Seel.
22 December 2021
CTBUH Chairman Steve Watts extends holiday wishes to all CTBUH members and friends. On behalf of the Council, we all look to the new year hopeful for the best and excited to embrace change and new opportunities, fresh perspectives, and the boundless horizon of possibility.
20 December 2021
The CTBUH Board of Trustees met in December 2021 to review initiatives and milestones from the year. Additionally, they discussed strategic planning initiatives for 2022, including leadership expansion and more resources towards thought leadership, academic, and research activities.
28 July 2021
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat recently announced a transformational new organizational structure, a recommitment to thought leadership and research for future cities, new opportunities for member engagement, and a major expansion in leadership.
21 July 2021
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat welcomes applications and nominations for its next Chief Executive Officer.
21 July 2021
CTBUH would like to tell you about a pivotal new model for the organization that is more member-driven and offers greater opportunities for a broader range of members to make a meaningful difference in the Council’s activities.
11 February 2021
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat mourns the loss of Leslie Earl Robertson, the CTBUH Chairman from 1985 to 1990, who died early Thursday, 11 February 2021.
22 December 2020
CTBUH Chairman Steve Watts, Partner, alinea Consulting, reflects on the events of 2020, the achievements of the Council, and plans for 2021.
Trustees are drawn from the Designated Experts of CTBUH organizational members in good standing.
Trustees reflect the Council's diverse membership from the following industries:
Officers are elected by the board from the trustees. Elected officer positions are: Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary and Treasurer.
Trustees serve a two-year term, renewed at the discretion of the Board.
Trustees should expect to spend an average of 5 hours per month on CTBUH business. During certain times of the year, such as during annual or awards conferences, this time commitment may be greater.
Questions? Please contact the CTBUH Membership Department, [email protected].