Sr. Director of Plant Operations
David Ashwood is the Senior Director of Plant Operations for Johns Hopkins University. David has over 30 years’ experience working for the University and is responsible for oversight of approximately 5 million square feet of campus space and 250 staff. He manages all aspects of the physical plant at Hopkins, including utilities generation and distribution, energy purchasing and management, maintenance, grounds, and custodial operations, and sustainability. David began his career at JHU as Chief Engineer of the Power Plant and was progressively promoted throughout his tenure to Senior Director of Plant Operations. David is a graduate of the Calhoun Marine Engineering School and holds a Coast Guard Unlimited Steam and Motor Marine Engineering License. Additionally, David is a Certified Energy Manager.
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