Gerald Robinson is an energy manager with over 20 years’ experience initiating and completing a broad range of energy efficiency, water conservation, and renewable energy system initiatives, with an extensive track record of innovative yet practical problem solving in both the private and public sectors. Gerald has experience with a wide variety of organizations including universities, municipalities, large corporations, non-governmental organizations, and Federal civilian and defense agencies. Gerald has acquired extensive knowledge of all phases of project development and implementation including technical sales, research, project finance, audits, building commissioning, analysis, specifications writing, construction management and commissioning.
As a Program Manager at the Lawrence Berkeley National Labs, Energy Technologies Area (LBNL – ETA), Gerald acts in the role of agency technical advocate drawing upon his background not only as an energy manager but also as a plant manager while at Loyola Marymount University (LMU) where he led the university through many multi-million dollar utility infrastructure modernization projects Gerald is part of the Department of Energy’s Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP). From site assessments, feasibility studies and through to project implementation and commissioning, Gerald sits on the joint LBNL/UC Berkeley sustainability steering committee for the new Richmond Bay Campus and is developing a lab-wide sustainability business plan to underpin the lab’s sustainability strategy.
Gerald graduated with an MBA from the University Of Southern California’s Marshall School Of Business, Los Angeles and a BA in Environmental Studies from the College of The Atlantic, Bar Harbor Maine.
Gerald has been working in commercial and institutional energy management since 1992.
Gerald is a Certified Energy Manager (CEM), Certified Building Commissioning Professional and received the Advanced Solar PV Design Certification through Solar Energy International (SEI).