John Millhone, B.J., ASHRAE, is a domestic and international energy consultant. He was a journalist the first half of his working career. After receiving a bachelor of journalism degree from the University of Missouri, he worked for the Associated Press, Detroit Free Press and Des Moines Register as a reporter and editorial writer. Following the 1973 OPEC oil embargo, he was named director of the Iowa Energy Agency, then the Minnesota Energy Agency before joining the U.S. Department of Energy in 1979, where he managed building research, climate change and domestic and international deployment programs before resigning in 2003. While at DOE, he chaired the International Energy Agency’s End Use Working Party, chaired the U.S. Energy Association’s Energy Efficiency Committee and was the Coordinating Lead Author of the Buildings Chapter of the IPCC’s special report on technology transfer. His recent work has been for the Federation of American Scientists and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He currently is a technical reviewer for the U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center—Building Energy Efficiency (CERC-BEE) initiative; a member of the Board of Directors of the Collaborative Labeling and Appliance Standards Program (CLASP), the global best practices network; and co-chair of the Energy Program of the InterAmerican Network of Academies of Science (IANAS).
Organization: U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center (www. ) Board of Directors of the Collaborative Labeling and Appliance Standards Program (CLASP) and IANAS Energy Program Co-Chair www.ianas.org