Leonard Phillips

Director of Business Development
Director of Business Development
Silver Most Engaged

Contact Details

1800 West Park Drive, Suite 350
Westborough, MA
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Work: (508) 366-9339
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Len has been with IDEA since May, 2008 with the primary mission of membership growth and support. He has held senior marketing communications posts for a number of high-tech organizations and is also an accomplished technical author and editor. He covered energy and other issues as a member of the Editorial Board of M.I.T. Technology Review and Laser Focus magazines .

An elected Water Commissioner in his home town of Acton, Mass. from 1982 to 2018, he's been directly involved for over 3 decades in the planning, development, treatment and maintenance of aquifer source potable water resources and distribution systems. He's been a volunteer at Emerson Hospital in Concord, Mass. since 2001.

Len holds master's and bachelor's degrees in geology from Brooklyn College, CUNY and has taught general science at the secondary school level. He rides a Harley FLHPI, primarily for fuel efficiency, he claims.


Brooklyn College, CUNY
Advisor: Prof. Somdev Bhattacharji

University of Hartford
Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Certification: Secondary Level Science Teaching

Brooklyn College, CUNY

Professional Associations

Areas of Expertise

  • Business Development
  • Master Planning & Community Planning

Job History

International District Energy Association
Director of Business Development
April 2008 - present

Emerson Hospital
March 2003 - present

Acton Water District
January 1982 - January 2018