The 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 the continued growth of the Council and its long history of serving professionals and academics involved in the development of tall buildings and urban habitats internationally.
The Board of Trustees is comprised of members that fill industry “seats” reflective of the Council’s diverse membership:
• Investor / Funder / Insurer / Legal
• Occupier / Tenant
• Owner / Developer
• Letting Agent / Property Management
• Project Management / Cost Consultant
• Contractor / Construction
• Architecture / Interiors
• Urban Design / Planning / Infrastructure
• Materials / Systems Supplier
• CEO (Ex Officio) / Academic
Chief Executive Officer, Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
Chicago, United States
Industry Seat: CEO (Ex Officio) / Academic
CEO of International Operations, China State Construction Overseas Development Co., Ltd.
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.
24 March 2018
The CTBUH Trustees from Chicago, New York, London, Mumbai, and Hong Kong gathered to attend the main annual Trustees meeting.
2 June 2017
The CTBUH is now seeking two individuals to join its highest decision-making body, the Board of Trustees, following a decision to expand it from 9 to 11 members.
25 March 2017
The CTBUH Board of Trustees was in Costa Rica for their twice annual meeting and to support a chapter event and a signboard ceremony for the country’s tallest building.
16 October 2016
The Board of Trustees held their second meeting of the year in conjunction with the 2016 Conference to discuss the Council’s plans for 2017.
14 July 2016
CTBUH has named its 2016 Fellows and two Lifetime Achievement Award recipients: Dr. Cheong Koon Hean of the Singapore HDB, and Ron Klemencic of MKA.
11 March 2016
The CTBUH Board of Trustees held its first meeting of the year, reviewing 2015 accomplishments, 2016 plans, the upcoming China Conference, and more.
1 July 2013
Two individuals have been named as Fellows of the CTBUH: Ahmad Abdelrazaq of Samsung C&T Corporation and Felino Palafox Jr. of Palafox Associates.
21 January 2009
The new CTBUH Board of Trustees met at CTBUH Headquarters for their inaugural meeting. The seven people who currently make up the board were all present at the meeting.