Audi Banny is IMT’s Associate Director for Private Sector Engagement. As such, she leads the organization’s work with real estate decision makers to drive adoption of innovative solutions that bolster landlord-tenant relationships, such as green leasing. Audi is an expert in bringing together tenants, government agencies, property owners, and other real estate leaders to identify and overcome the most pressing barriers to producing high-quality, high-performance leased space across the country.
Before joining IMT in September 2016, she was Director of Corporate Sustainability Initiatives for Estee Lauder Companies. Her work included drafting and implementing tools to advance high performance building practices for all leased and owned retail, administrative office and supply chain sights globally. In addition, she worked as Global Manager Store Design for a luxury beauty brand Aveda. During her four years there, she drove quality design standards and built effective partnerships with external vendors and consultants in EMEA and APAC, advancing Aveda’s sustainability efforts.
Audi holds a bachelor’s degree in studio art from the University of South Florida, a bachelor’s degree in interior design from the School of Art and Design and a master’s degree in sustainability management from Columbia University. She is also a LEED AP.