Emily Bockian Landsburg

Emily has a 15-year track record running infrastructure development projects and companies in waste, energy, and water sectors..

In 2013, she moved into the buy side as a Managing Partner at Blue Hill, focusing on the development and finance of energy efficiency projects in the MUSH sector. Previously, Emily was the Co-Founder and CEO of BlackGold Biofuels, which developed, built and operated facilities recovering biofuels from wastewater streams. She led the company from pre-revenue through multimillion-dollar growth, obtained a patent for its chemical process, developed an R&D facility, beta plant, and two commercial plants, and forged a research collaborative with the U.S. Department of Agriculture.  Prior to that, Emily served in multiple roles, notably as Manager of Business Development, for The Energy Cooperative, a member-owned retail energy company, building the company’s fleet fuel distribution business from concept to Eastern Pennsylvania’s largest provider of biodiesel and the company’s most profitable division. Emily founded a successful business addressing sewage disposal in the marine industry, which she sold in 2008.  She also previously worked for a wind developer, Lorax Energy Systems, installing 50-250 kW turbines, and for the Rhode Island-based People’s Power & Light selling RECs before bundled retail green power was available.

Emily holds a BA in Applied Mathematics from Columbia University.