César Ulises Treviño
Founder Bioconstrucción y Energía Alternativa
Civil Engineer graduated from Monterrey Tech in 1991. In 1993, he obtained a Master’s Degree from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, in the United Kingdom.
From 1994 to 1997 he was a guest researcher and consultant at the Norwegian Building Research Institute in Oslo, Norway. During 1997 to 2001 he was the Technical General Director for the Subway Construction Agency in Mexico City.
In 2001, Treviño founded in Mexico the leading consulting firm Bioconstrucción y Energía Alternativa, S.A. de C.V. (Green Building and Alternative Energy, Ltd.).
In 2004, César Ulises became the Founding President of Mexico Green Building Council -the first NGO of its type in Latin America. Later on, he served as Secretary General (2006) and Treasurer (2007) for the World Green Building Council.
Since 2007, Cesar is a Member of the Trilateral Advisory Board to NAFTA’s Green Building Initiative (Commission for Environmental Cooperation), creating a North American Plan to promote a green building market across Canada, USA and Mexico.
Cesar’s green building domestic and international leadership trajectory was recognized in 2012 by the US Green Building Council awarding him the prestigious LEED Fellow recognition.
In recent years, Treviño has earnestly advocated for better regulatory framework and financial incentives for greener cities and sustainable buildings.
Cesar has been appointed as expert jury and advisor in diverse international sustainable building competitions and awards. He has been a guest speaker at numerous conferences and events in Mexico, USA, South America, Europe and Asia.