LEED AP BD+C, LEED AP ID+C
ESPECIALISTA DE SUSTENTABILIDAD
In Colliers International, I provide sustainable building consulting services to our constumers, to help them obtain LEED, BOMA BEST, or other sustainable building certification of their interest, according to the services we provide in the area. I also provide technical support to our business development area, to correctly advise potential customers.
In the past seven years of my professional career, I have specialized in the sustainable building industry by being involved in diverse projects searching for LEED Certification, participating as a constructor, as a provider and as a LEED consultant. In the previous organization where I collaborated, I had the oportunity to coordinate a project team to carry out the correct planning and implementation of strategies to obtain LEED certification. I have also gained knowledge in the sustainable building industry by obtaining my master´s degree in sustainable technology and by achieving the LEED AP BD+C and LEED AP ID+C accreditations, as well as completing several courses and workshops related to the topic.
I have also collaborated in the commercial area of two international company suppliers related to the construction industry as well, where I provided customer service, conducting follow-ups, delivering quotations and brand positioning in the public and private sector. I also have experience in the construction project budgeting control area, material purchasing procedures, and building projects analysis.
I have collaborated with the team to obtain the first silver certified industrial buildings in Mexico with BOMA BEST
- Master Degree in Architecture (Graduated with honors)-Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
- Bachelors Degree in Architecture-Universidad del Valle de México – Campus Coyoacán México D.F
- Vertical Garden Course- Architecture Faculty, UNAM
- International Workshop on Certification Methods, Procedures and Regulations for Sustainable Building Course- DECAD UNAM
- LEED Building Certification Course-University of California Davis Extension
- Water and Sanitation in Homes- Perma Hábitat
- Smart and Sustainable Building Technology Course -IMEI
- Arqutectura Actual
- FIBRA Macquarie
- FIBRA HD
Sustainability Coordinator | REMS Mexico
- Sustainability Coordinator in Colliers REMS, Mexico.
Promoting a new real estate sustainable culture by consulting services to help our costumers to obtain green building certifications such as BOMA BEST, LEED among others.
Developing buisiness by identifying areas of opportunity and giving exclusive recommendations to our potential clients.
REMS Director | México
From 1983 to 1991, Rafael Berumen worked as construction supervisor and building coordinator for the company IMMASA; this company was specialized in construction control.
In 1992, he started working in G.Acccion, Formely Fondo Opcion, where he created and implemented de Asset Management and Operations area. AMB acquired G.Accion in July 2008, and Rafael Berumen was appointed as responsible for the operations, customer relationships, leasing, marketing, and management for the largest Industrial Portfolio in México.
In July 2011, ProLogis merged with AMB. As Head of Operations in ProLogis, Rafael managed the Latin America Portfolio, including Asset and Property Management, Customers and Brokers Relationships, Lease Administration, Marketing, and elaboration of Mexico and Brazil ProLogis Industrial Portfolio Reports.
In 2013, he created the administrative structure, policies, procedures, manuals, and reports for the Mexican REIT portfolio, FIBRA Macquarie. He also recruited the team to manage it.
Mr Berumen currently teaches courses on “Condominium Management” and “Real Estate Management and Finance” at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) and on "Mexican Real Estate Investment Trusts" (FIBRAs for its acronym in Spanish) at the Real Estate Business School (REBS).
Rafael Berumen has been working as COLLIERS’ Real Estate Management Services (REMS) responsible for Mexico, since 2014. REMS provides full-service solutions across Mexico regarding Property and Facility Management, Property Condition Assessments, Real Estate Risk Management Consultancy, Sustainability, and Property Paperwork, Licenses, and Permits.