Ben Taube is the President of BLT Sustainable Energy, Inc.  Ben has many years of working with the public and private sector at the local, state, and federal levels.  Ben has spent many years of his career working across the globe on behalf of many cleantech companies.

Ben Taube also serves as a Senior Vice President for Evaporcool LLC, partner of Consensus Energy, and a Senior Strategic Advisor of the Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance (SEEA) which is a nonprofit headquartered in Atlanta, GA with a mission to deploy energy efficiency across 11 southeast States. Prior to becoming the Executive Director of the Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance, Ben served as the Public Affairs Manager for the GREENGUARD Environmental Institute where he was responsible for planning, coordinating, and communicating GREENGUARD’s activities, capabilities, goals, and priorities to a variety of audiences. Ben also worked as the Director of Government Affairs for EcoSMART Technologies.  Prior to EcoSMART, Ben served as the Environmental Manager for the City of Atlanta with the responsibilities of developing and enhancing environmental initiatives and policy.

Ben was recently awarded the 2011 Atlanta Business Chronicle Environmental Emerging Leader Award.  Ben is Immediate Past Chair of the Atlanta Chapter of the USGBC; Chair of the Local Energy Alliance Program in Charlottesville, VA; 2008 Recipient of the Atlanta Business Chronicle 40 under 40 leaders; member of the Atlanta Regional Commission 50 Forward Initiative; and serves on the Board of the Green Chamber of the South; Board of Directors of the American Israel Chamber of Commerce, Gwinnet Technical College Green Advisory Board, and on the Board of Directors of the Georgia Conservation Voters.  Mr. Taube has a Bachelors Degree from the University of Memphis and a Masters in Environmental Policy and Management from the University of Denver.