Brian Dean is from the United States and is the Head of Energy Efficiency and Cooling in SEforALL’s Vienna office. In this role, Brian leads the Cooling for All programme and the Energy Efficiency for Sustainable Development programme.
Prior to joining SEforALL in 2019, Brian spent more than 22 years supporting governments and organizations on energy efficiency policies and projects. He joined SEforALL after spending five years with the International Energy Agency (IEA) as the lead for energy efficiency in buildings, where he was responsible for investment and policy tracking, co-authored the annual Global Status Report on Buildings and Construction as well as the Future of Cooling report. For almost 14 years, Brian worked in Washington DC, San Francisco and New Delhi as the Head of Energy Efficiency Analytics and Policy at ICF International primarily advising governments and utilities on energy efficiency. He started his career as a building designer and HVAC engineer.
In his spare time, Brian enjoys hiking, biking, traveling, home improvement, investing and collecting art.