Blake Jackson, AIA is an Associate and the Northeast Region Sustainability Design Leader (US and Canada) with Stantec Architecture & Engineering in Boston, MA. His work focuses on the nexus between sustainability, wellness, and resiliency, and he serves as a company-wide resource for projects, particularly those seeking third-party certification/s. He has over seventeen years’ experience in planning, retail, hospitality, labs, healthcare, commercial, higher-education, and multifamily projects on four continents. He earned his Bachelor of Architecture from Kennesaw State University and his Master of Architecture in Sustainable Environmental Design from the AA Graduate School. Blake is a prolific author, speaker and educator, and he recently served as Vice President for Advocacy for the Boston Society of Architects (2016-2018). In 2015, he was named a national “40 Under 40” built environment professional by Building Design and Construction Magazine. In his spare time, he enjoys distance running, volunteering with the MSPCA animal shelter, and international travel and cuisine.