Appointment of Industry Leader Britta MacIntosh to help drive growth of energy services across the UK
FRAMINGHAM, MA and LONDON, UK – April 20, 2016 – Ameresco, Inc. (NYSE: AMRC), a leading energy efficiency and renewable energy company, announced today that Britta MacIntosh has been appointed as Vice President of Ameresco UK’s London-based operations.
An expert in business growth, client development and retention, Ms. MacIntosh is a qualified Mechanical Engineer and Licensed Professional Engineer. She has more than 25 years of experience within the energy services sector and will be responsible for driving business development and supporting project delivery for complex energy efficiency and infrastructure programmes across the UK.
David J. Anderson, Executive Vice President, Ameresco, said: “Britta’s appointment is a statement of the Company’s commitment to enhance Ameresco UK’s operations and deliver more sustainable energy opportunities for existing and new clients.
“Britta has extensive experience in leading teams on a range of high-level, multi-million dollar public and private sector projects. Her insight and expertise of the latest energy innovations and strategies are expected to significantly benefit Ameresco UK and provide long-term value for our customers.”
Ameresco UK delivers energy efficiency solutions within a wide scope of sectors, from housing and local government to supermarket and pharmaceutical giants. The business manages a portfolio of high value industrial and commercial sites across the UK and Europe.
Ms. MacIntosh said: “This is a very exciting time to join Ameresco UK given its ambitious plans for growth and diversity. I have been immediately impressed by the comprehensive scope of knowledge, skills and capability of the UK teams. Ameresco UK is building a strong reputation and brand thanks to a variety of advanced energy saving solutions – it is my aim to support the staff in identifying and delivering an even more diverse portfolio of projects.
“The UK market is adapting to the benefits of energy efficiency and Ameresco UK is perfectly placed to support businesses and public sector organisations to identify how and where clients can save money while cutting carbon emissions.”
Prior to joining Ameresco UK, Ms. MacIntosh was VP of Business Development at NORESCO, responsible for a nationwide sales team focusing on energy efficiency and renewable energy projects for the Federal Government. While at NORESCO, she provided testimony at a US House of Representatives hearing on energy security and innovation.
Previous to this, Ms. MacIntosh held senior roles with Sempra Energy Services and Select Energy Services, developing and implementing business development strategies and advising on areas such as energy performance contracts and on-site generation.
Ms. MacIntosh has sat on the Board of Directors at the National Association of Energy Services Companies (NAESCO), is a Member of Rochester Institute of Technology College of Engineering Dean’s Advisory Council, and is a Past President of the Boston Chapter of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers.
About Ameresco, Inc.
Founded in 2000, Ameresco, Inc. (NYSE:AMRC) is a leading independent provider of comprehensive services, energy efficiency, infrastructure upgrades, asset sustainability and renewable energy solutions for businesses and organizations throughout North America and Europe. Ameresco’s sustainability services include upgrades to a facility’s energy infrastructure and the development, construction and operation of renewable energy plants. Ameresco has successfully completed energy saving, environmentally responsible projects with Federal, state and local governments, healthcare and educational institutions, housing authorities, and commercial and industrial customers. With its corporate headquarters in Framingham, MA, Ameresco has more than 1,000 employees providing local expertise in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.ameresco.com.