Bio: Tim Cole
has been with Forbo Flooring Systems for the past 20 years and involved in the flooring industry since 1970.
Since employed by Forbo, he has been fortunate enough to undertake many challenging responsibilities in different departments both in North America and in Europe.
Timâ€™s responsibilities have ranged from Technical Rep to Sales Manager to Director overseeing Technical, Marketing, and Customer Service in North America, then spending time in Europe as Product Innovation Manager for the linoleum division.
is responsible for environmental initiatives and product development, as well as the development of all training programs for Forbo
He participates in the Forbo Flooring Systems Technical Committee, is a member and international PR representative of the Flooring Environment Group, and serves on the editorial team for Archidea.
Tim is on the Executive Committee and Board of Directors for the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC Chair-elect) and the Alliance for Sustainable Built Environments (ASBE President), a member of the USGBC Governance Committee, Chair of the USGBC Ethics Panel, Vice-Chairman of the ASTM Resilient Flooring Committee, a member of the ISO Flooring Committee, a member of the ASTM and ISO Sustainable Building Committee, and involved in other environmental organizations such as the CA EPP database development and The Institute for Market Transformation to Sustainability (MTS).
spare time, Tim
presents at various conferences on sustainability issues.