Brian Smith
National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Brian is the Acting Deputy Director of the NWTC at NREL, focusing on partnership development, capability enhancement, and strategy. He served as NREL’s Laboratory Wind and Water Power Program Manager from 2002–2014 and was responsible for managing commitments to the DOE Wind and Water Program Technologies Office. He is the US Alternate Member and Vice Chair of the Executive Committee for the International Energy Agency Implementing Agreement for Wind Energy Systems RD&D and serves on the Advisory Board for the European Union Technology Platform for Wind Energy (TPWind).