July 19, 2021–Sumayyah Theron has been promoted to the Director of Sustainability for Cyclone Energy Group. Prior to her promotion she spent five years as the Manager of Technical Services. Sumayyah has developed Cyclone’s sustainability services through her role as Manager including expanding our LEED Consulting to New Construction, Tenant Improvements and Existing Buildings Operation & Maintenance (EBOM). She has added other green building certifications to Cyclone’s services such as Green Globes and National Green Building Standard (NGBS) certifications. In addition to sustainability programs, she has built Cyclone’s WELL Building and Fitwel services and instituted Cyclone as one of the first WELL Building Performance Verification Companies.
Sumayyah is Cyclone’s first Director of Sustainability. In this new role she will work to continuously improve and add sustainability and healthy building services to better serve our clients. She will work with our team to further develop their knowledge and skills around sustainability services. In addition to helping clients implement and be recognized for their sustainability efforts, Sumayyah will work on Cyclone’s Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) efforts to continuously improve the company’s impact on the environment.
Prior to joining the Cyclone team, Sumayyah was a Senior Project Manager at Affordable Community Energy, where she managed energy assessments, retro-commissioning projects, portfolio benchmarking, and measurement and verification of energy savings. Prior to that, she worked as an architect and a building energy analyst in Jordan and South Africa.
Sumayyah graduated from De Montfort University in Leicester, UK with a Master of Science in Energy and Sustainable Building Design. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering from Jordan University of Science and Technology.