Director Of Sustainability

Salem Afeworki

Sustainability leader and practitioner with years experience in sustainability and renewable energy planning, stakeholder engagement, responsible business practices and climate change services in four continents. Provided advisory and consulting services to private sector, local governments, transportation agencies, international aid agencies, think tanks and NGOs. Comprehensive background in • Sustainability/ Renewable Energy Strategy, Planning and Reporting • Project Management • Climate Change Mitigation & Adaptation • Risk Management and Resilience • Community Outreach and Engagement • Public Private Partnerships • Grant and Proposal writing Specialties: Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Green Associate (LEED GA) and Envision Sustainability Professional (ENV SP), Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Reporting & Verification and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Membership/Affiliation: - American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) - National & Local Sustainability Committee - ASCE Committee on America’s Infrastructure - corresponding member - Urban Land Institute Orange (ULI OC/IE) - Young Leader’s Group Member/participant of 2016 Mentorship Program and Women Leadership Council Member - One Young World (OYW) Ambassador - Fellow at RSA Royal Society (FRSA) - WTS International (WTS-OC) - Member & participant of the annual (2015) Mentorship Program - The Natural Conservancy (TNC) - Coastal Resilience Network

Current Role

  • Company Name: Cumming Group
  • Job Title: Director Of Sustainability
  • Start Date: June 2022
  • Company Industry: Construction
  • Location: Orange County, California, United States



Previous Company:

  • Company Name:  City of Costa Mesa
  • Job Title:  3Energy and Sustainability Services Division Manager
  • Start Date