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Iain Campbell

Managing Director

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Iain Campbell is a Managing Director at RMI, where he leads the Institute’s Buildings practice. He is a global executive with over 30 years of experience in the building systems and services industry. He has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, as well as leading and growing businesses of diverse scale and maturity.

BACKGROUND

Prior to joining RMI, Iain held various positions with Johnson Controls; most notably he was responsible for the Global Energy Solutions and the Global Workplace Solutions businesses within the Building Efficiency division. These businesses generated revenues in excess of $5.5 billion and were amongst the fastest growing businesses within the Building Efficiency division over this time period. In addition to the organic growth achieved, Iain led acquisitions in the areas of building services, lighting, demand response, energy management, and carbon reporting.

Previously Iain served as the President of York International, Americas where he was responsible for the commercial and industrial HVAC and refrigeration businesses covering product development, engineering, manufacturing, sales, and service within the Americas region. This business generated revenues in excess of $1.8 billion.

Iain commenced his career in 1983 with York International in the U.K.; Johnson Controls acquired York International in 2005. Iain retired from Johnson Controls in 2014 to pursue his dream to qualify and compete at the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii and continue his passion for energy and the environment at RMI.

EDUCATION

Chartered Management Accountant

LOCATION

Boulder, CO

Authored Works
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Lumens as a Service

The energy revolution has been fueled by business model innovations that provide services to end users, rather than selling them capital. For solar photovoltaics, the innovation was the power purchase agreement. For mobility, it’s been a shift from personal car ownership to mobility services provided by the likes of Uber…

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A Leap Ahead for Energy Efficient Homes Down Under

Last month REA Group—the global online real estate advertising company and owner of realestate.com.au—launched Energy Scores on its popular real estate platform in partnership with U.S.-based Tendril to provide an instant snapshot of whole home energy performance across more than 80 percent of Australia’s home market. Based on…

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Building Efficiency Crucial to COP21 Commitments

At COP21 in Paris, countries are gathering with the aim of achieving a universal agreement on climate that can keep global warming below the critical 2°C level. Of the many areas of opportunity to drive change, the role of buildings is pivotal.