Anna Braune is Team Leader Sustainable Construction at PE INTERNATIONAL since 2008 and responsible for PE’s sustainable construction activities including EPDs (Environmental Product Declarations) building certification and database development.
Her activities include conducting sustainability evaluations of buildings and entire developments, supporting companies in environmental product design activities, and carrying out policy supporting studies. She has over six years LCA experience. Anna holds a Master degree in Environmental Engineering from the Technical University of Berlin, and completed a MA thesis on Environmental Life Cycle Assessment at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland. In 2007, Anna initiated the “German Sustainable Building Council” (DGNB) and became Executive Director. The Council has also developed the “German Sustainable Building Certificate”, together with the German Federal Ministry of Building. Anna is accredited auditor for this German system and successfully completed highest standard awarded certification projects