Bahareh van Boekhold

Senior Managing Consultant | ILLUME Advising

Bahareh van Boekhold has 15 years of experience in energy efficiency, clean energy policy, and program development and implementation, working at the intersection of energy, climate mitigation, resilience, and sustainability initiatives. Bahareh led the development of multiple statewide energy efficiency programs and policy frameworks, including the State of Delaware EM&V framework and protocols. Bahareh has managed portfolios of energy efficiency programs for public utilities and supported utility clients with program planning, pilot design, studies, and analysis. Her energy efficiency program and policy expertise are complemented by a working knowledge of multiple building assessment tools and high-performance building certifications. When Bahareh is not working, she is engaged in various local and national organizations promoting sustainability, resilience, and climate action. She is an executive board member with the Green Building United, has chaired her town’s sustainability planning committee, and contributed to the national Community Resilience Benchmarks.