Debbie Namugayi is a results-driven sustainability professional and LEED AP (BD+C) with a decade of experience managing projects in corporate sustainability, commercial real estate and higher education. She utilizes strategic communication to engage broad audiences in complex issues about sustainability.
Debbie has implemented diverse, value-adding projects focused on sustainability program development, public ESG reporting and green buildings. Her sustainability consulting experience includes collaborating with domestic and international real estate companies and consumer brands to implement enterprise-scale ESG programs and enhance public disclosure to engage investors and key stakeholders. Debbie also has a technical background in sustainable buildings where she supported real estate companies and the U.S. EPA in optimizing building efficiency through the development of technical resources and achievement of green building certifications including LEED and ENERGY STAR.
She has worked for small, private universities like Bucknell University and large research institutions like the University of Maryland, where she established and managed multiple sustainability programs with broad campus and local stakeholder outreach.
Debbie holds a Master of Arts in Sustainability from Arizona State University and a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and Policy from the University of Maryland. She is originally from Kampala, Uganda, and grew up in Montgomery Village, Maryland, a suburb of Washington, D.C.