Advisory Board

Advisory Board

Robert Anderson

In his role as senior instructor at Leading Challenges, LLC and 1 Hero Sports, LLC, Bob Anderson delivers Emotional IntelligenceTM training for Fortune 500 leaders and professional athletes. He has delivered keynote addresses and conducted leadership and team development programs for corporations, educational institutions, sports academies, and entrepreneurial firms all over the world.

Mr. Anderson has a BA from Norwich University and a Master’s in Education, Administration, Planning, and Social Policy from The Graduate School of Education at Harvard.

A volunteer and leader for numerous causes, Mr. Anderson served as the first ever chairperson for the American Cancer Society’s Nordic Relay for Life. Other organizations and events for which he raises money and volunteers include The Wounded Warrior Program, Home for Hospitalized Veterans, The North County Animal League, and a myriad of orphanages around the world.

Jock Gill

Jock Gill is founder of PhotoPyroWorks, a bioenergy consultancy. Previously, he was the co-founder of Biomass Commodities Corporation and president of the Grass Energy Collaborative. Since 2005, Jock has been dedicated to the creation of a biofiber energy sector that produces biofuels and land stewardship tools to promote economic development, a healthy environment, and energy independence.

Before committing himself to the renewable energy movement, Jock was a leading consultant whose work focused on new media communications, marketing, and strategic planning. His client list included the Hewlett Packard Company, The Black Forest Group, ASCII Corp of Japan, General Motors Europe, John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company, Highlands Forum, and The Dutko Group. In 1993, Jock took a break from consulting to join the Clinton Administration as the Director of Special Projects in the Office of Media Affairs at the White House.

Mr. Gill is married to Dr. Johanna Branson and together they have three grown daughters. They split their time between northern Vermont and Boston, Massachusetts.

Tony Klein

Tony Klein has had a distinguished career of public service, serving in the Vermont legislature from 2002 to 2016, where he served as the chair of both the House Energy Committee on Natural Resources and the Joint Energy Committee. He has chaired the school boards at the elementary and high school in his community, as well as a long list of other important causes.

Mr. Klein brings his expertise on the history and political dynamics of green energy, combined with his interest and professional acumen from a career in marketing and public relations, and is the recipient of dozens of awards for environmental and other social causes.

Adam Sherman

Adam Sherman is a manager of the Biomass Energy Resource Center (BERC) housed at the Vermont Energy Investment Corporation. He has more than 20 years of experience in the biomass energy industry, and has directed BERC’s technology and biomass fuel supply activities for over ten years. Mr. Sherman serves as the chairman of the Northeast Biomass Thermal Working Group and also serves on the editorial board of Biomass Magazine.