Robert Bienenfeld, Senior Manager, Environment & Energy Strategy, Product Regulatory Office, American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

Robert Bienenfeld is Senior Manager, Environment and Energy Strategy for American Honda's Product Regulatory Office. He is responsible for reviewing legislative proposals and regulatory rule-making, as it relates to the automobile and its impact on the environment. In addition, Bienenfeld is responsible for recommending long-term strategies to address greenhouse gas and energy security issues. Prior to his current position, he was an Advisor to Honda's Product Review Committee, and was responsible for Strategic Planning and Research. A 30+ year Honda veteran, Bienenfeld spent 10 years marketing alternative fuel vehicles and continues advising the company on alternative fuel vehicle infrastructure strategies. He has also been a board member of the Electric Vehicle Association of American (EVAA) and Chairman of the Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition (NGVC). Bienenfeld graduated from St. John's College, Santa Fe, New Mexico.