Ryan Hughes is a dedicated Sustainability Manager at Structure Tone, leveraging over a decade of experience in sustainable construction practices to drive impactful change within the industry. With a profound commitment to advancing environmentally responsible solutions, Ryan focuses on revolutionizing construction methodologies through the lens of the circular economy.
His expertise lies in spearheading initiatives that champion closed-loop recycling efforts and forward-thinking water-saving solutions to mitigate waste and promote sustainable usage practices, aligning with Structure Tone's commitment to reducing environmental impacts while also enhancing project efficiency. Ryan's innovative strategies pave the way for the integration of circular principles, ensuring materials are repurposed and regenerated within the construction lifecycle.
Ryan Hughes is recognized as a thought leader in the realm of sustainable construction, emphasizing the critical role of circular economy models and their transformative potential for the future of the construction industry. His insights and dedication to fostering environmental and social sustainability outcomes on jobsites position him as a key influencer in shaping more resilient construction processes.
He holds a MS degree in Urban Sustainability from the City College of New York (CCNY) and maintains both the LEED AP and WELL AP credentials. Ryan also leads the Sustainable Construction Leaders (SCL) Northeast Cohort, a local group of construction professionals working towards market transformation. He embraces diversity and values the importance in balancing people, profit and planet.