Technical Advisory Group
Senior Manager - Renewable Energy, CDP (Chair)
Andrew Glumac is the Senior Manager for Renewable Energy at CDP and the Chair of the RE100 Technical Advisory Group. He has extensive experience in energy engineering and consulting in the fields of renewable energy project development, energy procurement, energy market analysis, energy management and master planning, and energy efficiency. He has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University; a joint MS in Management and Engineering of Environment and Energy from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, École des Mines de Nantes, and the Royal Institute of Technology KTH; and an MBA focused on energy from Technische Universität Berlin.
Secretary-General, RECS International
As Secretary-General of RECS International Jared works on the consumer-driven market for renewable electricity in Europe and around the world. He is a leading expert in the market for Guarantees of Origin and other electricity tracking instruments. Recently Jared began the International REC Standard Foundation, which implements and standardizes attribute tracking systems around the globe. Jared is an active member of a number of technical working groups and advises companies on issues related to attribute and emissions accounting.
Program Manager, Green Power Partnership, US Environmental Protection Agency
Mr. Critchfield currently directs the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Green Power Partnership – a voluntary program that supports organisational procurement of green power as a way to reduce the environmental impacts associated with conventional electricity use. The Green Power Partnership is a free voluntary program that works with hundreds of organisations including Fortune 500®, small and medium sized businesses, higher education institutions, Federal, state and local governments as well as not-for-profit organisations nationwide. Prior to joining EPA, James worked in California for a leading solar energy system design and build firm. He is also the current Chair of ASTM’s E44.25 Sub Committee on Heat Metering. His education includes a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California at Berkeley, as well as a Master of Business Administration from the Thunderbird School of Global Management.
Technical Director, CDP
Pedro Faria is the Technical Director at CDP. He oversees the development of CDP’s information request, disclosure platform, scoring systems and data. He is a member of the Climate Disclosure Working Group and leads their XBRL efforts in the area of climate change reporting. Pedro has a deep understanding of the technical, accounting and reporting aspects of energy and carbon emissions.
Director, Policy, Center for Resource Solutions
Todd Jones provides technical assistance and analysis to regulators and policymakers at different levels on the design, implementation, and interactions of renewable energy and carbon policy and markets. His expertise is in the areas of renewable energy and carbon accounting; regulatory and functional support system design (e.g. certificate and generation information tracking systems); renewable energy and carbon policy design and implementation (e.g. renewable portfolio standards, cap-and-trade programs, and low-carbon fuel standards); voluntary renewable energy programs, standards and certification programs; and corporate greenhouse gas accounting and reporting. He holds a Master’s in Environmental Science from Yale University and a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from the University of California, Berkeley.
Senior Director - Education & Engagement, REBA
Sarah Mihalecz is the senior director of REBA’s education and engagement work. She focuses on developing and delivering resources to the REBA community to accelerate the movement to renewable energy. Sarah joins REBA from Tata Sons where she led Sustainability for North America. Before joining Tata Sons, she was Senior Manager in Deloitte Consulting’s Sustainability for 5 years. At Deloitte and while at ICF Consulting and GHD Consulting, she worked with major retailers, consumer goods companies, federal, state, and local governments, and small start-ups to measure and manage environmental and sustainability issues and conduct carbon inventories, life cycle assessments, and develop public reports. Sarah has a Bachelor of Science from James Madison University in Integrated Science and Technology and a Master’s in Environmental Management from Yale University with a focus on Industrial Environmental Management.
Technical Manager, Renewable Energy, CDP India
Shailesh has over 10 years of extensive work experience in the field of corporate sustainability and renewable energy advisory services. As a part of his renewable energy work, Shailesh worked in the areas of registration of renewable energy projects under Indian REC mechanism, helped corporates buyers to source renewable energy via Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs), and managed industrial rooftop solar projects under Build, Own, Operate and Transfer (BOOT) model. Shailesh holds master’s in Environment Management from the Forest Research Institute (FRI), Dehradun, India and a Bachelor of Science in Life Science from Institute of Science, Nagpur, India..