Cliff directs IMT’s research on building performance policy, energy codes, energy efficiency finance, and green leasing. He leads IMT’s outreach to multiple stakeholder groups, including financial services, utilities, and real estate.
Since joining IMT in 2002, Cliff has advised private-sector leaders and provided expert assistance to government officials in developing energy and building policy, including laws recently enacted in several cities and states. He was instrumental in crafting Washington, DC’s Clean and Affordable Energy Act of 2008 and its Green Building Act of 2006.
Previously, Cliff directed eBusiness at Conservation International’s Center for Environmental Leadership in Business. He also worked as a management consultant at the Corporate Executive Board, and before that, founded a venture-backed collaboration software company.
A LEED Accredited Professional, Cliff holds a bachelor’s degree from Williams College.
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