Brian Heimberg is a program manager in the China Energy Group of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and the Operations Manager for the U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center, Building Energy Efficiency Consortium.
Prior to joining LBNL, Brian Heimberg co-founded the Beijing based ecological planning firm Bluepath and was involved in developing large-scale Eco-cities and low-carbon districts. Notable projects include master planning for the Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-city and Dongtan Eco-city, development and implementation of first- and second-generation comprehensive sustainable city key performance indicator systems, and multi-lateral technical assistance for green building codes and administration.
Brian Heimberg’s recent work includes advising emerging growth clean-technology companies in the United States and China with strategic and private financing needs. Other international entrepreneurial ventures include culinary tourism, green building materials trading, and sustainable agriculture advocacy.
Brian Heimberg is a UC Berkeley graduate with a self-designed Interdisciplinary Studies major entitled, "Food Politics." He lived in China between 2006 and 2011 and speaks fluent Mandarin.