Mark Chambers most recently served as the Director of Sustainability and Energy for the Government of the District of Columbia, where he led an interdisciplinary team at the Washington D.C. Department of General Services to creatively implement energy management and resource conservation efforts across 30 million square feet of real estate, spanning all the District’s property assets including municipal offices, public schools, public housing, libraries, homeless shelters, data centers, emergency management services and parks and recreation facilities. In this role, he helped lead the development, administration and implementation of the District’s SustainableDC commitments, most notably negotiating the nation’s largest municipal wind and solar renewable power purchase agreements. An urbanist and licensed architect, Chambers has dedicated his career to working on high performance design, zero waste policy and City scale building energy efficiency, with a focus on equitable economic growth, public engagement and promoting transparency through data and innovation.
Chambers holds a bachelors degree in Architecture as well as a masters degree in Public Policy and Management with a concentration in urban and regional economic development from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA. He and his wife live in Washington Heights with their two children.