Marloes Reinink is the founder of Solid Green Consulting. She has an architectural background and has specialised in sustainable buildings and green building certification. She completed two master degrees with final thesis’s on ‘Sustainable School Design’ and ‘Energy Efficiency Labelling of Commercial Buildings’. Over the last years she has gained extensive experience with the Green Star SA system; she has been part of the development of the Retail tool and Public & Educational Buildings; and has implemented the Green Star system on several projects. She was the Green Star professional on the three projects that scored the first Green Star rating for Office (Nedbank Phase II), Retail (Villa Mall Pretoria) and Multi-Unit Residential (40-on-Oak at Melrose Arch) in South Africa. Marloes is a Green Star SA AP as well as a LEED Accredited Professional.