Founder and Principal, Global Strategic Energy
Paul Birkeland is Founder and Principal of Global Strategic Energy, an energy strategy and consulting firm based in Seattle, WA.
Mr. Birkeland is an internationally recognized expert in strategic energy management and the new international standard, ISO 50001. He served as consultant in one of the initial Department of Energy pilot programs in industrial energy management, and has trained and consulted for industry, utilities, and non-profits in the US, Canada, Europe, and China. Mr. Birkeland is one of the first ISO 50001 Auditors, and one of the first Certified Practitioners in Energy Management Systems.
Mr.Birkeland holds BS and MS degrees in engineering, and is an Association of Energy Engineers Certified Energy Manager (CEM). His firm, Global Strategic Energy of Seattle, WA, specializes in supporting the development and deployment of strategic energy management systems at organizations large and small.>