Executive Vice President
Director, Board of Directors
Mr. Anderson is Executive Vice President of Ameresco, a leading energy efficiency and renewable energy company. He is a member of the founding management team of Ameresco (NYSE:AMRC), and a member of the Board of Directors.
Mr. Anderson has over 30 years of diversified experience in the energy industry and is instrumental in the successful development and implementation of Ameresco’s strategic vision. In this capacity, he has played a key leadership role in driving Ameresco’s growth and development to become a leading independent energy solutions company throughout North America and the United Kingdom.
Mr. Anderson directs the Company’s business development initiatives through a plan of significant organic growth and strategic acquisitions. Additionally, he serves as the General Manager for several business units, including Ameresco’s Energy Supply and Risk Management businesses, and he oversees Ameresco’s international business in Ireland, the United Kingdom and throughout Western Europe. Mr. Anderson is instrumental in structuring and negotiating complex contracts and intricate business relationships, and has helped to introduce and redraft legislative and regulatory policies concerning energy and environmental initiatives. He is also responsible for corporate government relations as well as safety and risk management.
Mr. Anderson serves on the Alliance to Save Energy’s Board of Directors and is an active member of the National Association of Energy Service Companies, and many state organizations and vertical market associations. He is also a former member of the Board of Directors of the Northeast Clean Energy Council. In addition, throughout much of his career, he has held various executive and senior management positions focused on the business development, engineering, financing, construction, commissioning, operation & maintenance and performance assurance of successful innovative projects involving advanced technologies including dynamic efficiency, combined heat and power, geothermal, solar PV, wind, battery storage and microgrids representing over $5 billion.
Mr. Anderson often speaks on topics such as Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Resiliency and Sustainability and has been invited to participate in Executive-level Federal Governmental meetings and State Governmental forums. He is often tapped to provide his views and guidance regarding energy issues, as well as to participate in discussions setting direction for national and state energy policy. Mr. Anderson is frequently quoted in industry and business publications.
Mr. Anderson earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering with a concentration in Power Systems from Northeastern University. He also completed Executive Management Programs at Harvard University and Stanford University Law School. Mr. Anderson is a member of the Industry Advisory Board for the College of Engineering at Northeastern University.