David Wright, Director of Project Development, brings a strong grounding in sustainable buildings and green infrastructure to the Groundswell team. With more than twelve years of experience across the green building sector, Dave also brings significant program management experience and technical communication skills to the Groundswell team.

Before coming to Groundswell, Dave advised federal government agencies on energy and water efficiency issues. By authoring sustainability plans for these agencies, Dave’s work strengthened the resilience of federal buildings to the effects of climate change. Dave is an expert in greenhouse gas (GHG) accounting protocols, having developed some of the first GHG emission inventories for the U.S. federal government. Dave also served as a Technical Reviewer for a major World Resources Institute report on GHG emissions accounting in the U.S. public sector.

Dave is committed to the vision of clean energy for all people and sees solar as a vehicle for driving “bottom-up” change toward both a cleaner environment and a more equitable society. Dave holds a BA in environmental studies from Middlebury College. He is a LEED Accredited Professional and a NABCEP PV Associate.