Simon Turner


Building Cognition

In 1987 Simon Turner joined Healthy Buildings – a small consulting firm which specialized in indoor air quality. The firm grew to be a pioneer and leader in the field, helping commercial real estate owners and managers become leaders of their own in the field of indoor environmental performance. Simon earned a LEED AP credential in 2009 and a WELL AP credential in 2016. Simon became CEO of Healthy Buildings in 2006 and sold the firm in 2019. Now helps other CEOs and real estate executives find ways to make their buildings more productive and he serve as an advisor on various Boards.

Turner’s interest for the past 30 years has been the impact of buildings and their features on human cognition and health. He has extensive experience in the building sciences as they relate to human performance, including HVAC, air quality and microbiology. He became a nationally recognized and published figure in these fields, and a sought after speaker. Turner was recently honored as a Life Member of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA), is past Vice Chair of the GBCI Credentialing Steering Committee, past Chair of the BOMA Orange County Government Affairs Committee, and was a volunteer member of the IWBI ad hoc Global Coronavirus Taskforce.