Dale Mikkelsen is the Vice President, Development for SFU Community Trust. Mikkelsen and the Trust’s team are making significant and innovative contributions toward the creation of independent and universal green building standards to ensure a high level of urban design and environmental performance. Mikkelsen is charged with raising the bar of sustainable community planning to ensure Univercity remains on the leading edge of energy efficiency, material conservation, healthy environments and community building.

Dale was a recipient of a 2015 Living Building Challenge Hero Award—individuals who receive this distinction have demonstrated a fierce commitment to the Living Building Challenge and their desire to continually raise the bar on behalf of the green building industry. Dale’s award is a recognition of the work the UniverCity team is doing to ensure the community continues to set an exemplary and replicable standard of sustainable and liveable urban development.