Jason Twill

GSA Board Member
Jason Twill
The Viridis Initiative

Jason is co-founder and founding chair of the Green Sports Alliance and has served on the board since its inception in 2010. With a career spanning over 24 years in climate change, education, sustainability, and urban regeneration, Jason has been at the forefront of social, ecological, and economic transformation. A globally recognized pioneer in regenerative development and design, Jason’s work is advancing next-generation solutions to reverse global warming and restore planetary health. His career experience includes managing award-winning urban regeneration projects throughout North America, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East, serving as a global change advisor to Paul G. Allen, and heading sustainability and innovation for Lendlease. More recently, Jason has served as an advisor to multiple local and national governments on climate action, urban transformation, and social equity strategies including the development of a ten-year national legacy framework for Qatar drawing on the country’s investment in hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Jason was designated a LEED Fellow by the United States Green Building Council in 2013. He is a co-founder, former chair, and advisory board member of the International Living Future Institute and was named a 2015 and 2017 Next City Global Urban Vanguard.

Currently based in Minneapolis, Jason is a Principal at Viridis Initiative, a mission-driven net zero infrastructure development firm working to scale and accelerate the decarbonization of cities and major institutions across the United States.