Ric Cochrane

Ric Cochrane

Business Director -The SEED Collaborative

Associate Director - Preservation Green Lab.

 Ric Cochrane directs SEED operations and business development, forging key strategic partnerships and implementing building and programming initiatives. He is also Associate Director for the Preservation Green Lab, a national non-profit that strengthens the fabric of communities by leveraging the value of existing buildings to improve environmental, social and economic performance. Ric directs demonstration projects that integrate preservation and sustainability, and develops innovative policy solutions and technical assistance tools. Prior to joining the Green Lab, Ric was Program Manager for King County GreenTools, where he provided policy guidance for 39 King County jurisdictions and sustainable design consulting for County assets. Additional professional experience includes sustainable design consulting and land-use planning with O'Brien and Company, and real estate development with Catapult Community Developers. Ric has Master of Urban Planning and Master of Public Administration degrees from the University of Washington, and was a Fulbright to India scholar in 2008.