Sustainability Champion

2020 Sustainability Champion Award

The iMasons Sustainability Champion Award recognizes individuals who are moving the needle globally on digital infrastructure sustainability through measurable results. 2020 finalists and winner are selected by the iMasons Sustainability Committee.

Published in Issue 5 | December 2020

PAUL FINCH
Winner

COO, Kao Data

Paul Finch has led sustainability initiatives for almost two decades, including leading efforts within ASHRAE TC9.9, and representing the data center industry to the EU Commission on the Eco-design Consultation Forum which resulted in EU regulation 2019/424 related to data centers and energy efficiency. At KAO Data, Paul is the COO and acting CEO, leading design, construction and operations of a $300Million+ DC campus powered by 100% renewable energy, operating at a PUE of 1.2, and using no mechanical refrigeration.

AIDIN AGHAMIRI
Finalist

CEO
ITRenew

AARON BINKLEY
Finalist

Senior Director,
Sustainability Programs
Digital Realty

LARS SCHEDIN
Finalist

CEO
EcoDataCenter

TOR KRISTIAN GYLAND
Finalist

CEO
Green Mountain