AEE Announces Director of Governmental Affairs, Eric Oliver

AEE is pleased to announce a newly appointed Director of Governmental Affairs, Eric Oliver. Eric Oliver, PE, CEM, LEED AP, is Director of Energy Solutions at 2RW Consultants Inc.

The Director of Governmental Affairs will act as a liaison between energy organizations and federal agencies in Washington, DC, performing as a liaison for testimony on legislation impacting AEE and its members, encouraging participation from government agencies at AEE's World Energy Conference, and participating in events in Washington DC as requested by AEE.

More about Eric

A passionate energy conservationist, Eric Oliver started his career with the federal government in EPA’s Energy Star Buildings Program. Prior to joining 2RW in 2018, Eric served as VP, Energy Services at InScope Innovation.  Eric founded EMO Energy Solutions in 1998 to address the growing need for energy efficiency services and ran the Company for 19 years until 2017. With EMO, Eric was among the earliest practitioners of the LEED program, providing energy modeling, commissioning, and LEED consulting services in addition to energy auditing capabilities.  Mr. Oliver has conducted several dozen energy-training seminars, created energy awareness and education campaigns, and presented and moderated at several energy conferences.

Mr. Oliver holds a Master’s degree in Building Technology and a Bachelor of Architecture from MIT. A licensed professional engineer in Virginia and Maryland, he is a former President of the National Capitol Chapter and national Secretary of the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), has served on the Board of Directors of the National Capitol Region Chapter of the US Green Buildings Council (USGBC-NCR), and is a former Board Chairman of the Virginia Sustainable Building Network (VSBN).