Director of Clean Energy Solutions
Main office location Seattle, WA
Year started in industry 2008
Year started at Säzän 2018
Sustainability Consulting, Clean Energy Solutions, Grant Application Assistance, Tribal Energy Project Development, Strategic Energy Planning for Climate Adaptation
Jack Newman is the Director of Clean Energy Solutions at Säzän and is a Certified Renewable Energy Professional with over 15 years of experience working in the green building industry. He leads the firm’s sustainability and clean energy practice, focusing on microgrid project development and regenerative design methods. Jack also serves as the Tribal Sector Lead at Säzän and has assisted numerous Tribes through successful grant applications and awards to fund clean energy, climate adaptation, and community resilience projects.
Jack has a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management from the University of Washington. He serves on the Board of Directors for Solar Washington, a non-profit association that advances solar energy in Washington State where he focuses on community-scale clean energy implementation. He also brings experience managing the Zero Energy Building Certification Program for the International Living Future Institute establishing building codes, incentives, and programs to support the growth of high-performance projects.
Jack is integral in guiding Säzän’s public and private clients and partners in the latest renewable energy, energy efficiency, and battery storage solutions. He believes in prioritizing sustainability and resilience and bringing together individuals, communities, businesses, and governments to help create a better and more sustainable future for where we live, work, and play.