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Torsten Biernat, SVP, Director of Sustainability for Baumann's Washington DC office

Torsten Biernat

SVP, Director of Sustainability

Torsten Biernat joined Baumann Consulting’s Green Building and Facility Management Group in 2009 and has served as Head of the Green Building and Facility Management Group since 2013. He has 18+ years of experience in the sustainability industry.  Torsten has managed and overseen over 100 green building certification projects with the rating systems LEED, DGNB, BREEAM, and others in the U.S. and Europe and has led LEED workshops for various companies. Torsten excels at working with clients to develop innovative design solutions to achieve a project’s sustainability goals.

Torsten’s previous experience includes his role as a Project Manager for Green Building Management at Drees & Sommer in Frankfurt, Germany. During his tenure at the firm, he led several high-profile LEED certification projects including the Deutsche Bank Green Towers in Frankfurt, the first major renovation of a high-rise building worldwide, which received LEED Platinum certification.

Torsten earned his Master of Business and Engineering from the University of Applied Sciences in Friedberg in 2008.

Additionally, Torsten has presented at various industry events and conferences. His presentations include:

  • Lessons Learned – LEED NC v4 Beta, 2013 Greenbuild Conference, Expert panel
  • LEED AP BD+C Representative for the Credentialing Steering Committee, 2018
  • Applying LCA as a Valuable Tool to Think Beyond Design and Construction to Reduce Environmental Impacts of the Real Estate Industry, AIA Design DC, 2020, Co-Speaker
When I am not working, I love spending time with my family, playing tennis, and going running.

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