Founder and CEO, National Energy
Founder and Executive Director, Gulf Coast Energy Network
Dave Robau is one of the sustainability movement’s most sought-after thought leaders. As an advocate for resource conservation and sustainable design solutions. Mr. Robau has extensive experience at all levels of business and government. In 2011, he was honored at a White House ceremony as one of President Obama’s “Champions of Change” for his work and dedication to sustainability.
Mr. Robau’s expertise has been sought out by various organizations as diverse as Fortune 500 companies, leading universities, national energy service companies, utilities, non-profit organizations, and the U.S. military. His research has led to ground-breaking innovations in manufacturing, renewable energy, and fortified construction. These innovations have also led to disruptive technologies in the application of advanced waste-to-energy technology.
Mr. Robau is the founder and CEO of National Energy, an energy engineering firm that provides integrated solutions to help clients manage resources and increase their triple bottom line. His team works with clients from all sectors to develop and implement management systems tailored to meet their strategic goals and initiatives. National Energy provides leading-edge environmental expertise to government and private sector clients, addressing a full range of challenges, including regulatory compliance, natural resource management, greenhouse gas reduction, sustainability and energy/water efficiency.
Mr. Robau also serves as the founder and Executive Director of the Gulf Coast Energy Network. He leads a network of scientist, engineers, architects, and planners from the various Gulf Coast states to expand the renewable energy market and promote energy conservation. The Network extends from southeast Texas to Tampa, Florida and represents over 9,000 energy and sustainability professionals. Additionally, he serves on the Executive Steering Committee for the Power Up Energy Conference & Expo, www.PowerUpEnergyExpo.com.