Brian Holmes, Director, Environmental Management System; Santee Cooper
Brian Holmes is the Director, Environmental Management System for Santee Cooper, South Carolina’s state-owned electric and water utility and the state’s largest power producer. He coordinates Santee Cooper’s EMS across the company’s generation, transmission, distribution, construction, property, and water departments and is the system administrator for their Essential Suite EMIS solution.
Mr. Holme has over 18 years of environmental experience, with responsibilities including source testing, permitting, reporting, and regulatory development and analysis. Since 2006, he has focused on enhancing compliance, reducing risk, and continuously improving Santee Cooper’s environmental performance through the comprehensive EMS. Mr. Holmes was the functional team lead for the EMIS design and implementation projects, and is now responsible for ongoing system maintenance and strategic direction.
He has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Clemson University and an MBA from Charleston Southern University.