David Gardiner is president of David Gardiner and Associates, which focuses on climate changeand clean energy issues and advises non-profit and for-profit organizations. He serves as Executive Director of the Combined Heat and Power Alliance. His firm coordinates Americans for a Clean Energy Grid and the Renewable Thermal Collaborative The firm also helps companies scale up zero emissions trucking and eliminate barriers that prevent corporate consumers from buying renewable energy, and conducts research on a wide range of climate change solutions and issues including federal climate innovation spending, decarbonized fuels, carbon capture and storage, transmission, energy efficiency, and thermal energy. He also serves as Chair of Climate Advisers Trust.
Prior to founding his firm, he served in the Clinton Administration as Executive Director of the White House Climate Change Task Force and as Assistant Administrator for Policy at the Environmental Protection Agency. Prior to joining the government, Mr. Gardiner was the Sierra Club’s Legislative Director in Washington, DC. He has a Bachelor of Arts with honors from Harvard College.