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Christy Ip

Project Coordinator

Christy Ip joins Brightworks’ Berkeley office with experience on more than 30 LEED and CALGreen projects. Previously a Sustainability Coordinator at DES Architects & Engineers in San Francisco, she has supported numerous technology clients to achieve their green building goals.

As a LEED Pro Reviewer, Christy provides detailed feedback to the creators of USGBC Education courses to improve their continuing education materials, and also stays current on trending issues in green building and sustainability.

With professional accreditations from the USGBC, International WELL Building Institute and Living Future Institute, Christy has a demonstrated understanding of the leading green building frameworks and can provide a broad range of sustainability strategies for the built environment.  She has also worked in Hong Kong’s green building community on a BEAM Plus project, and holds an accreditation as a BEAM Affiliate from the Hong Kong Green Building Council.


  • Hong Kong Baptist University
    Master of Science (Green Technology and Energy)
  • University of Toronto (St. George)
    Bachelor of Arts (Environmental Geography and Economics)
  • National University of Singapore
    Undergraduate Exchange Program

Technical Credentials & Professional Memberships

  • U.S. Green Building Council
    LEED AP Building Design + Construction (LEED AP BD+C)
  • International WELL Building Institute
    WELL Accredited Professional (WELL AP)
  • International Living Future Institute (ILFI)
    Living Future Accredited
  • Hong Kong Green Building Council
    BEAM Affiliate

Selected Experience

  • DES Architects & Engineers, Inc.
  • USGBC Pro Reviewer
  • CLP Holdings Ltd.


  • Ocean Park Hong Kong
    Dolphin Researcher
  • University of Toronto
    Volunteer Exchange Student Network Leader