Josh is the Renewable and Sustainable Energy (RSE) Specialization lead within the Masters of the Environment (MENV) program at CU Boulder where he teaches classes on sustainability and decarbonization energy systems and built environment and serves on the campus climate action planning steering committee.
Josh has worked as a sustainability and decarbonization consultant throughout his career, working across the clean energy and built environment spectrum. In addition to his work at CU Boulder, Josh also works with ICLEI as a Zero Carbon Cities advisor and as an independent consultant on various district scale sustainable development projects with a focus on electrification, distributed energy, and grid interactivity. Prior to joining the MENV program, Josh was the head of WSP’s Built Ecology practice where he worked on a range of horizontal and vertical sustainable buildings and infrastructure projects across the US and internationally, pursuing high level sustainability goals such as LEED, WELL, Net Zero Energy and Carbon. Josh was also a co-founder of the sustainability group YR&G and a co-founder of the advocacy group GreenHomeNYC. He was co-chair of the ULI Colorado Healthy Places Committee and is a LEED Fellow. He holds Masters’ degrees in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and Columbia University in New York.