New Sustainable Cities in China
Presented by Brian Heimberg, Bluepath City Consulting
Wednesday, May 02, 2012
4:30 PM - 6:15 PM
La Kretz Hall 110
Brian Heimberg is an advisor for emerging growth clean-technology companies and a sustainable city developer in the United States and China. Brian currently serves small and medium size energy and transportation enterprises with strategic and private financing needs.
In 2007 the Chinese government recruited Brian as the first foreigner to help plan and develop its 30 square mile Eco-city prototype. Two years later Brian co-founded Beijing based Bluepath City Consulting.
Subsequently, he has worked on more than a dozen Eco-city construction projects including a Chinese-Singaporean governmental joint venture, an estimated 22 billion dollar new city project with 16 million square feet currently under construction for a population of 350 thousand by 2020.
While in China, Brian also founded and continues to manage a successful culinary tourism agency and co-founded a green building materials trading company that he sold in 2010.
Brian is a Santa Barbara native and graduate of UC Berkeley with a self-designed interdisciplinary studies major entitled, "Food Politics." He lived in China for five years between 2006 and 2011 and speaks fluent Mandarin. Brian currently serves on the Clean Business Investment Summit executive board.