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John Elliot

Chief Sustainability Officer
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

This speaker was a visiting speaker who delivered a talk or talks on the date(s) shown at the links below. This speaker is not otherwise associated with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, unless specifically identified as a Berkeley Lab staff member.



John is Chief Sustainability Officer at Berkeley Lab and transitioned from his position as Director, Energy and Sustainability at UC Merced. He has been responsible for shaping and implementing the campus sustainability strategy, which includes a "Triple-Zero" commitment to zero net energy, zero waste, and climate neutrality by 2020. He has been involved in new construction, operations, and planning. He has also managed use of a campus-wide building energy management system as a “living laboratory” in order to facilitate operations, performance monitoring, and research. John has previous experience in renewable energy and energy efficiency consulting, as well as energy software. John received a BS in civil and environmental engineering from Stanford University and a masters degree from the Energy and Resources Program at UC Berkeley.