Future Green Leaders

We’re all about bringing a fresh perspective to the sustainable future of the built environment and it’s the next generations who’ll be implementing and living the changes these new perspectives bring.

Our Future Green Leader (FGL) program makes our learning opportunities more accessible to professionals under 32, best of all it’s free to join. To help kickstart their sustainability career, we give our FGLs unique access to industry leaders and experts, arming them with the skills and networks to drive meaningful change in their own organisations.

Why become a Future Green Leader?

For youFor your employer
Fast track your leadership journey
Gain skills to lead change
Develop lasting networks of supportive peers 
Benefit from access to industry leaders
Upskill with discounts on our courses and events
Access to exclusive events and networking opportunities, specifically designed for FGLs 
Apply to become the Future Green Leader of the Year
Develop driven, skilled leaders
Equip leaders to drive innovation and change 
Foster a culture of growth and fresh perspective

Future Green Leader of the Year award

This award is designed to recognise young individuals who demonstrate a significant contribution to furthering the sustainable transformation of the built environment. The winner receives:

  • a one-year unlimited pass to all GBCA courses and events
  • free entrance to the Green Star CPD program and GSAP exam
  • a speaking spot at Green Building Day 2022
  • 3 x 1 hour mentoring sessions with an industry leader 
  • recognition as Future Green Leader of the Year 2022 on the GBCA website and through GBCA email and social channels  


Applications for 2022 are open!

Submit your application for your chance to be recognised as a young leader in sustainability.  

Applications must be submitted through the online form before 9am on Monday 7 February 2022.

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The three finalists will be invited to attend our flagship conference TRANSFORM taking place in March 2022 where the winner will be announced. 

Good luck!

Join the FGL program

You can opt in to the FGL program when you create an account on our website, or when you edit your profile.

Create an account Contact the Industry Development team

FGL Supporting partner