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In his 25 year consulting career Mr. Hodges has developed a unique breadth and depth of experience in the technology, energy, and real estate industries. Starting with involvement in alternative building and environmental issues in the 1970’s, through an MBA program focused on alternative energy development, into a business career in that has included consulting for utilities, real estate developers, and a broad variety of public and private sector clients, he has established himself as a leading expert in the integration of ICT systems and buildings to enable sustainable development.


Mr. Hodges has extensive, hands-on experience in leading and managing strategy, research, business process change, policy development and technology implementation projects. With a deep background in financial and economic analysis, he also has substantial expertise in business case development.


Selected Sustainability and GreenIT Projects


Microsoft– advisor to Facilities Management executive on global Energy Management Plan development.


Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI), Brussels, Belgium  development of a life-cycle ICT carbon reduction enablement methodology.


Gatlin International, London, UK – create content for university-level online training course and certification program for Green ICT.


Environment Agency Abu Dhabi, UAE – development of a comprehensive Green ICT Strategy for the national environmental agency, the first in the MENA region.


Prince George’s County Maryland, USA Office of Central Services – review and analysis of energy efficiency opportunities at county headquarters building and data center for Master Space Planning Project.


Merrill-Lynch, New York City, USA– enterprise-wide sustainability initiative including data centers, print operations, corporate travel, and buildings.


Cisco Systems, San Jose, CA, USA  development of the Cisco Connected Real Estate (CCRE) sustainability business case.




International Facilities Management Association– Vice President, San Francisco Chapter

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Education and Certifications

Certified Data Center Energy Professional (DCEP), US Department of Energy

Monterey Institute of International Studies, Monterey, CA, MBA

Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, BA with Honors

University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA Certificates in Economics and Finance for Public Utilities, and Utility Resource Planning

Selected Publications

Technology for Facility Managers, Chapter 6, ICT, Wiley & Sons Textbook, 2012

MPS Insights, Summer 2010, Green IT and Managed Print Services

Enterprise Systems Journal, April 2009, Green IT: Get the Facts First,

Educause Quarterly, Green IT Not Only in Name, Volume 32, Number 3, 2009

National Association of Counties, Center for Sustainable Communities Report May 2007, Information Technology for Sustainable Communities: Shrinking Your Environmental Footprint 

CIO Leadership Forum, July 2007, Driving Eco-Responsibility in the Enterprise

Converge Magazine, May 2007, Funding – Green Machines

Facilities Management Journal, July/August 2006, Communications Cables in Commercial Buildings: New thinking about a new problem 

Recent Webinars

The Impact of Facility Management Technology on Sustainability, Sponsored by IFMA

Technology Greening the Desktop and Creating a 2.0 Workplace, Sponsored by

Flexible Working, Sponsored by Hewlett- Packard