Brendan FitzSimons

Project Manager


Brendan currently manages a project with AT&T to cut water, chemical and energy use in building cooling systems and to improve overall building efficiency.

Past Projects

  • Brendan led a project partnering with labor unions to overcome barriers to industrial energy efficiency by leveraging the workers to identify and implement cost-effective energy-efficiency opportunities.
  • Brendan developed EDF’s website Less Carbon, More Innovation —which aims to provide user-friendly “one-stop shopping” for industrial energy-efficiency research and data from government and third party resources, including McKinsey, EPA, and DOE.
  • Brendan was on EDF’s National Climate Campaign, which worked with the U.S. House of Representatives to pass comprehensive energy and climate legislation.


Prior to joining EDF in 2008, Brendan had over a decade of experience and wide-ranging responsibilities working at innovative child advocacy organizations aimed at advancing federal and state investments in children and youth programs, including managing fund development, strategy and operations.


  • M.B.A., George Washington University, with a focus on Environmental Policy and Management.
  • B.A., History, Middlebury College