Dan Burgoyne

Sustainability Manager | State of California, Department of General Services

Dan Burgoyne is the Sustainability Manager for California’s Department of General Services (DGS), where he develops and helps implement policies improving California’s sustainable buildings, energy, water and resource efficiency. Dan is an architect, project director and LEED Fellow, with over 26 years of experience in the design and construction industry, and green building policy.

Dan led the development of California Governor Jerry Brown’s green building Executive Order B-18-12 and multiple policies, and helps lead their implementation through California’s Sustainable Building Working Group. These state initiatives push California toward Zero Net Energy buildings, LEED certified new and existing buildings, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, improved water efficiency, and sustainable building operations. He has trained and advises state agencies on California’s LEED certification program, with over 22 million square feet of new, leased and existing buildings certified, and over 235 LEED certified buildings. Dan has served as a green building advisor to the California Green Building Code (CalGREEN), GSA, and California’s High Speed Rail Authority.

Dan served on the USGBC Board of Directors, as well as Government and LEED MR TAG committees, and the USGBC’s Advisory Council. Dan is an advisor and instructor for the University of California, Davis Extension.