Robert Johnson | Alliance to Save Energy

Robert Johnson

The Alliance’s Leadership

Board Director

Robert Johnson

Senior Vice President, Hannon Armstrong
Board Member Since January 2021

Robert Johnson is a senior vice president at Hannon Armstrong (NYSE: HASI), a leading investor in climate change solutions. He is responsible for growing the company’s sustainable infrastructure investments with major clients serving public sector customers in the federal, state & local and higher-education markets. Additionally, Robert focuses on driving investments with clients offering solutions for private sector customers in the healthcare and commercial & industrial markets.

Mr. Johnson has been at the leading edge of the behind-the-meter industry, where he has built businesses across a broad range of power systems and services. During his career, Mr. Johnson has led the development has led the development of over $400 million behind the-meter energy projects and nearly $2 billion of in overall investment. Before joining Hannon Armstrong, he held executive leadership positions at Eaton, where he led global sales for one of their divisions, Trane Technologies, where he led North American Institutional Sales which included healthcare, government, and education segments, and Johnson Controls Federal Systems Division where he was the global sales leader. Mr. Johnson began his career at Honeywell, where he held several leadership positions during his 15-year tenure. Currently, Mr. Johnson is a member of the board of directors of the National Association of Energy Services Companies (NAESCO) and the Seabee Memorial Scholarship Association (SMSA).  Mr. Johnson is a frequent speaker at energy related events, particularly on topics related to capital markets and financing trends for behind the-meter systems, resiliency, microgrids, and energy efficiency.  He has been published in Military Engineer magazine and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from the University of Maryland.




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