Omar Mitchell

Omar Mitchell NEEF Board of Directors
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Vice President of Sustainable Infrastructure and Growth Initiatives, National Hockey League (NHL)

Omar Mitchell is the vice president of sustainable infrastructure and growth initiatives for the National Hockey League (NHL). He is responsible for promoting strategies and innovations that address growth of the game via environmental, economic and social sustainability as well as environmental advocacy across the league and its member Clubs. Mitchell became the NHL's first environmental sustainability director in 2012, overseeing NHL GreenTM â€“ the award-winning environmental sustainability initiative – and has led League corporate social impact efforts including public affairs and philanthropic initiatives during his tenure. He started his career in architecture and real estate and holds an MBA from MIT's Sloan School of Management, and a master's degree in architecture from Columbia University.