Presented ByAsad Gilani, C.E.M., B.E.P.
Department of Veteran Affairs
Asad Gilani works for U.S. Federal Govt. Department of Veterans Affairs as a Portfolio Manager. Asad is responsible for developing, implementing, and achieving Energy efficiency and resiliency goals for VA. Previously, Asad worked for Department of Homeland Security as a Program Manager and established the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Energy Management program. Prior to the Federal carrier, Asad worked with the General Motors/DTE Energy partnership program as a central office Energy Manager at the GM HQ in Detroit and the World Technical Center in Warren, Michigan. Asad has been recognized by AEE for (Energy Engineer of the year in 2010 & 2007), (Energy Manager of the Year in 2009), and (Project of the year in 2008). He has been honored with the Sustainable Practice (Sustainability Hero) Award by DHS, (Legend in energy) & (Chartered Legends in energy) titles by the AEE. Currently, Asad serves on the CEM certification board and on the AEE advisory board members committee. He is very passionate about minimizing energy waste and reducing structural cost because he believes that saving energy and eliminating waste helps our environment, preserves our natural resources, and puts our Nation to the path of Energy Independence.