Joe Birschbach serves as the Industrial Energy Efficiency Manager for the Ameren Illinois Energy Efficiency Program where he is responsible for meeting portfolio efficiency needs within the utility’s Industrial/Manufacturing customer base. Prior to this, he served as General Manager of Veolia Energy’s downtown Saint Louis cogeneration power plant & steam utility; and led as a Business Development Manager on behalf of Abengoa Bioenergy’s second generation cellulosic ethanol technologies.
Joe is an accomplished manager who, throughout his 15 year career, has successfully held roles across a variety of energy markets. His experience includes business management, business development, energy management, project management and engineering design/modeling. Joe is a Certified Energy Manager, has a BSCE from the University of Missouri – Columbia, attained a MBA and holds a Professional Engineering License.