David J. Anderson
Board Member since June 2019
Mr. Anderson is Executive Vice President of Ameresco, a leading energy efficiency and renewable energy company. He is a member of the founding management team of Ameresco (NYSE:AMRC), and a member of the Board of Directors.
Mr. Anderson has over 25 years of diversified experience in the energy industry and is responsible for the successful development and implementation of Ameresco’s strategic vision. In this capacity, he has played a key leadership role in driving Ameresco’s growth and development to become a leading independent energy services company throughout North America and the United Kingdom.
Mr. Anderson directs the Company’s business development initiatives through a plan of significant organic growth and strategic acquisitions. Additionally, he serves as the General Manager for several U.S. business units, including Ameresco’s Energy Supply and Risk Management businesses, and he oversees Ameresco’s international business in Ireland, the United Kingdom and throughout Western Europe. Mr. Anderson is instrumental in structuring and negotiating complex contracts and intricate business relationships, and has helped to introduce and redraft legislative and regulatory policies concerning energy and environmental initiatives. He is also responsible for corporate government relations as well as strategic marketing and communications.
Mr. Anderson is an active member of the National Association of Energy Service Companies, the National Association of County Officials, and many state organizations and vertical market associations. He is also a former member of the Board of Directors of the Northeast Clean Energy Council. In addition, throughout much of his career, he has held various executive and senior management positions focused on the development, engineering, financing, and construction of successful energy projects and utility programs representing over $5 billion.
Mr. Anderson often speaks on topics such as Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, and has been invited to participate in Executive-level Federal Governmental meetings and State Governmental forums. He is often tapped to provide his views and guidance regarding energy issues, as well as to participate in discussions setting direction for national and state energy policy. Mr. Anderson is frequently quoted in industry and business publications.
Mr. Anderson earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering with a concentration in Power Systems from Northeastern University. He also completed Executive Management Programs at Harvard University and Stanford University Law School. Mr. Anderson is a member of the Industry Advisory Board for the College of Engineering at Northeastern University.