Mr. Chris Garvin is a principal power systems engineer for Arcadis, an international environmental and engineering consulting firm. He is responsible for project delivery for commercial and utility clients, and business development domestically and internationally. Additionally, he manages production by Global Engineering Centers located overseas. He has personally managed projects including feasibility studies, transmission line designs and assessments, power plant improvements, and solar photovoltaic plant designs. A licensed professional engineer, LEED-accredited professional, and Green Globes Professional, Mr. Garvin has extensive multi-facility physical plant and renewable energy experience. He also has substantial budgeting and programming experience, and developed and briefed multi-year/multi-million dollar construction plans for two U.S. government organizations. An expert in public sector contracting, he was a member of the Department of Defense’s Acquisition Professional Community. Chris holds an undergraduate degree in Environmental Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York, as well as an MBA from Colorado State University. He’s also an adjunct professor, teaching Engineering Economics, at Boise State University.