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Nathan Gauthier

LEED Fellow, CEM, CFM, Passive House Builder, Living Building Accredited

Director of FM Integration and Sustainability

Shawmut Design and Construction


Nathan Gauthier is a sustainable real estate professional with global experience in program management and facility design, construction and operations. As Director of FM Integration and Sustainability with Shawmut, Nathan works to improve the transition of construction projects into the facilities management infrastructure and support efficient and sustainable building operations. Prior to Shawmut, Nathan worked as Construction Manager for UNICEF Rwanda developing schools across the country. He has worked as Energy Manager with Jones Lang LaSalle for a portfolio with $25 million annual utility spend and led the Green Building Services for Harvard University as Assistant Director of the Harvard Office for Sustainability with a team of 25 sustainability professionals. As part of the South Carolina Sustainable Universities Initiative Nathan partnered with the school's facilities and housing departments to measure and improve operational sustainability and growing up he worked as a general contractor for Energy Conscious Builders, his family’s green construction company.

Nathan teaches graduate courses on green building at the Harvard Extension School and MMA. He has consulted on real estate projects across 5 continents, more than 100 of which have become LEED certified (14 Platinum). Nathan has chaired the USGBC Energy and Atmosphere Technical Advisory Group and been a member of their board of directors at the state (MA) and national level. Nathan is a Licensed Residential Builder (MI), Certified Energy Manager, Facilities Manager, Energy Auditor, Construction Document Technologist, Ground Source Heat Pump Installer, Cx Process Provider, Existing Building Cx Professional, LEED AP, Fitwel Ambassador, NCI Charrette System accredited, and more. Nathan was selected as a 2014 LEED Fellow.