Dan Winters, CRE Head of North America - GRESB. Winters is responsible for furthering GRESB’s international scope by engaging institutional investors throughout North America, establishing industry partnerships, and expanding GRESB coverage among REITs and private equity firms. GRESB is an industry-driven organization committed to assessing the sustainability performance of real estate portfolios around the globe. Institutional investors use this dynamic benchmark to engage with their investment management teams, aiming to improve the sustainability performance of their investment portfolios and the global property sector at large. Winters previously served the U.S. Green Building Council as Senior Fellow for Business Strategy and Finance by providing leadership on a range of topics including green bond underwriting guidelines, asset valuation, and related business topics. Additional professional experience includes tenures at Russell Real Estate and CBRE, and participation in several start-up technology companies. He earned his Masters in Real Estate Finance and Development from Harvard, his MBA from Southern Methodist University, is an alumni of the University of Wisconsin real estate program. Winters is a lecturer at University of Maryland and George Mason University, and is a Counselor of Real Estate.