David Pickles joined ICF in 2004, and currently leads strategy and sales for ICF’s Commercial Energy business. David has almost 30 years of experience in utility resource planning, energy efficiency and demand-side management, non-traditional product and service development, and operations of unregulated utility subsidiaries.
He previously held leadership roles at Navigant Consulting (Director of Market Strategy), PHI Consulting/Honeywell (CTO of the energy information business), CSW (now AEP, Vice President of Marketing, Development, and Operations of the energy services business), and Synergic Resources Corporation (Director of Pricing and Product Development).
David is a previous board member of the North American Energy Standards Board and the Dallas Chapter of the Product Development and Management Association. He has testified as an expert witness on more than 25 occasions, and is a frequent presenter on utility energy efficiency programs and policies, innovative new business opportunities for utilities, regulation, and beneficial electrification.
David has a master's degree in public utility economics, and a bachelor's degree in economics, both from the University of Wyoming.