Dr. Satish Kumar is the Interim Executive Director at the AEEE and serves as Senior Advisor to Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Prior to this, he was Senior Advisor and Energy Efficiency Ambassador at Schneider Electric India Pvt. Ltd. where he also led the Energy Management business and developed company’s influence and energy efficiency strategy in India.
His 25+ years of career has focused on making a business case for energy efficiency and renewable energy, sustainability and climate change through business leadership, development of energy efficiency standards and protocols, fostering innovative and collaborative partnerships and policy advocacy by playing the role of a global energy efficiency/management and sustainability professional, corporate and policy influencer, thought leader, institution builder and enabler, and a tri-sector professional (government, non-profit, business). Satish holds a Bachelor’s in Architecture from IIT Roorkee, and a PhD in Building Science from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, U.S.A.