Dr.-Ing. Stefan Plesser is an expert in quality management for sustainable buildings. After several years of practice as architect and consultant for energy efficient buildings he joined the IGS – Institute of Building Services and Energy Design at Technical University Braunschweig (TUBS) in 2002 where he since built up the EQM - Energy and Quality Management Group with a team of about 10 researchers and practitioners. He has a university degree in Architecture, Germany, and also received his Ph.D. from the TUBS in 2013. Dr. Plesser is co-founder and managing director of the engineering office energydesign GmbH, Braunschweig (2005) and the software company synavision GmbH, Bielefeld (2010), a provider ofquality management software for sustainable buildings.