Jessica Rose Cooper

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As Chief Commercial Officer at the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), Jessica’s work brings health-focused design and policy solutions to diverse buildings and human environments around the globe. Jessica bridges the analytical and the creative, leveraging scientific evidence and research to help clients both quantify the value of healthy buildings and develop technical solutions for implementing the WELL Building Standard™. A passionate teacher who is constantly learning, Jessica has led many memorable presentations and technical workshops to business and professionals in cities worldwide.

Jessica leads the IWBI Commercial team, a solutions-oriented and customer-focused group that works daily to improve building performance, foster human health and happiness, and drive business success. Although the team spans four continents, Jessica nurtures a collaborative atmosphere where every individual is enabled and expected to contribute towards this common goal.

Before joining IWBI, Jessica served as Executive Vice President and Director of Sustainability at Delos. In this role, Jessica led the Delos Solutions team and worked directly with clients to create spaces that promote human health, happiness and well-being. Prior to Delos, Jessica worked for Urban Green Council to develop and execute educational programs for New YorkCity’s green building community. Setting a foundation in project management, Jessica began her career at LB Architects where she oversaw a variety of interior design and construction projects for corporate, residential, and not-for-profit clients. During this time, she also gained experience serving as an interior designer, construction manager, and sustainability coordinator.

Jessica is a WELL Faculty and one of the first WELL Accredited Professionals, having earned her credential in 2015. A LEED Accredited Professional since 2008, Jessica also holds a certificate in Green Professional Building Skills Training: Construction Management. Jessica isa licensed interior designer and holds an NCIDQ Certificate. She graduated from CornellUniversity with a Bachelor of Science in Design and Environmental Analysis.Jessica keeps herself healthy by practicing yoga wherever she may be, which has brought her to studios in more than 6 countries and 15 cities around the world. An avid reader, Jessica is constantly applying new knowledge to her daily work. Jessica also dabbles in photography and writing, and paints whimsical water colors aimed to inspire and delight. Jessica has also authored and illustrated two children’s books which are dedicated to her closest friends and family.