Green Festival Speakers

Erik Olsen



Erik Olsen is Green Projects Administrator for the City of Chicagos Department of Construction and Permits. Current projects include management of the green permit program, development of a green building code, and piloting an electronic plan review process. Erik has also worked as a consulting mechanical engineer on a wide variety of building types. He serves on the U.S. Green Building Councils Greening the Codes Committee and has previously served as cochair of the state and local government committee for the U.S. Green Building Council Chicago Chapter. Erik is a graduate of both the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Purdue University and a licensed professional engineer in Illinois.