Celina Bonugli | WRI
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elina is a Research Analyst with the Global Energy Program and Charge, the World Resources Institute’s signature initiative. Within the U.S. electricity sector, Celina supports the facilitation of utility and corporate buyer collaborations to develop new strategies that promote large-scale clean energy purchases in both traditional, regulated and deregulated electricity markets.  Prior to joining WRI, Celina contributed to international renewable energy policy for developing countries, as well as climate related policy in Oregon.  Celina holds a Juris Doctor and a certificate in Environmental and Natural Resources Law from Lewis and Clark Law School.

Sarah Busch | Center for Resource Solutions
Sarah Busch is a Senior Analyst at the Center for Resource Solutions where she supports the implementation of best practices for consumer protection in the voluntary renewable energy and carbon offset markets. Sarah joined CRS in 2012 and supports Green-e program business development and operations. She holds a B.A. in Government from Smith College.

Jared Braslawsky | RECS International
As Secretary-General of RECS International Jared works on the consumer-driven market for renewable electricity in Europe and around the world. He is a leading expert in the market for Guarantees of Origin and other electricity tracking instruments. Recently Jared began the International REC Standard Foundation, which implements and standardizes attribute tracking systems around the globe. Jared is an active member of a number of technical working groups and advises companies on issues related to attribute and emissions accounting.

Jules Chuang Mt. Stonegate Green Asset Management (MSG)
Jules Chuang, is an environmental scientist with over 20 years of experience in the renewable energy sectors (wind, biogas, biomass, solar), a Member of the Board of International REC Organization and Managing Director of Mt. Stonegate Green Asset Management (MSG). Jules has been extensively involved in all areas of the carbon markets from the origination to the implementation stages. He has been leading successfully various projects on Renewable energy sectors and Social Enterprise. Jules has actively participated in the GHG Protocol Scope 2 Guidance’s technical working group. Most recently, MSG under Jules’ leadership has been involved and closed transactions for I-RECs over 1,000GWh in East Asia and other regions. Jules is an environmental scientist and energy economist. Prior to building Nanjitan Asset Management Ltd, Jules also had several years’ experience in finance and investment in Asia and the United States. He is a Taiwanese national. Jules is married and has two sons and three daughters.

Allison Clements | Goodgrid LLC
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llison Clements is the President of Goodgrid LLC and the former director of the Sustainable FERC Project at Natural Resources Defense Council. Prior to the FERC Project, Allison she served as NRDC’s Corporate Counsel. Before NRDC, she practiced in the project finance group at Chadbourne & Parke and previously in the energy group at Troutman Sanders. Allison co-directed the Yale Law School and School of Forestry Environmental Protection Clinic (2013 – 2014), acted as co-chair of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Electric Grid Initiative (2011 – 2013) and served as a director and treasurer of the Healthy Building Network (2008 – 2014).

Blaine Collinson | Altenex
Blaine Collison is the Managing Director of Marketing & Strategic Partnerships for Altenex, an Edison Energy company. Blaine helps commercial, industrial and institutional energy users identify, analyze and execute renewable energy supply. Prior to joining Altenex in April 2014, Blaine lead the United States Environmental Protection Agency's Green Power Partnership, helping more than 1500 commercial and institutional energy buyers source new renewable energy for their U.S. operations.  Blaine serves on the board of directors of the Association of Climate Change Officers.

Orrin Cook | Center for Resource Solutions
Orrin Cook is Senior Manager of Market Development at Center for Resource Solutions (CRS). Orrin is responsible for strategy and partnerships to help drive the development of voluntary renewable energy markets and Green-e certification activities.  Recently, Orrin has focused on creating new opportunities for CRS to expand its policy and technical expert assistance in international markets, including initiating a grant through Google to assist Asian markets, beginning with Taiwan. Orrin serves on the Technical Advisory Committee of Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC) and is a frequent contributor to global ecolabel standards and industry best practice guidance. Prior to CRS, Orrin worked at TerraPass, Marin County Community Development Agency, Bay Area Rapid Transit, and London’s Energy Centre for Sustainable Communities (ECSC). 

Erin Craig | 3Degrees
Erin Craig has over 30 years of experience as a regulator, consultant and corporate leader. She is leading 3Degrees’ consulting organization that serves clients’ climate and renewable energy needs on a worldwide basis. For the past 10 years, she was part of Origin Climate (originally TerraPass) where she served as managing director. As the leader of Origin’s consulting practice, Erin worked with some of the world’s leading corporations to develop and implement climate and renewable energy strategies for facilities around the world.

James Critchfield | U.S. EPA
Mr. Critchfield currently directs the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Green Power Partnership – a voluntary program that supports organizational procurement of green power as a way to reduce the environmental impacts associated with conventional electricity use.  The Green Power Partnership is a free voluntary program that works with hundreds of organizations including Fortune 500®, small and medium sized businesses, higher education institutions, Federal, state and local governments as well as not-for-profit organizations nationwide.  In addition, James is also involved in supporting the development and rollout of EPA’s Clean Power Plan.  Prior to joining EPA, James worked in California for a leading solar energy system design and build firm.  He is also the current Chair of ASTM’s E44.25 Sub Committee on Heat Metering. His education includes a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California at Berkeley, as well as a Master of Business Administration from the Thunderbird School of Global Management.   

Scott Eidson | 3DegreesAs Vice President of Environmental Markets, Scott oversees portfolio and risk management, the origination of new renewable and carbon offset projects, wholesale sales and strategic partnerships. Additionally, he shapes long-term strategy by developing innovative products & services that leverage environmental markets and is Chair of Green-e Energy’s Power Marketers Advisory Committee (PMAC).  Prior to 3Degrees, Scott directed portfolio management at Bernstein Global Wealth Management, was the Entrepreneur In Residence at Pacific Community Ventures, and a microfinance consultant in Africa and Latin America. He has a B.A. from Wesleyan University, an MBA from HEC Paris and an M.A. from Tufts University.

Steven Eisenberg SRECTrade
Steven Eisenberg serves as the Chief Executive Officer of SRECTrade. Steven is responsible for overseeing the company’s management and operations. During his tenure, Steven has helped establish and grow the firm's OTC brokerage, SREC management, and technology services. Since joining SRECTrade, Steven has helped electricity suppliers, corporate institutions, and project owners execute transactions and navigate the complexities of dealing in the PJM and MA solar carve-out programs. Before SRECTrade, Steven was an Investment Banking Associate with Macquarie. Steven received a B.S. in Finance from USC. Born and raised in California, Steven lives in San Francisco with his wife.

Roger Fernandez | EPA
As a manager on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Green Power Partnership, Roger encourages large-scale procurement of green power among major companies and institutions as a way to reduce the environmental impacts associated with conventional electricity use.   In his role on the Center for Corporate Climate Leadership, Roger works with organizations to advance their measurement and management of greenhouse gas emissions through the development of user-friendly technical tools and technical support.  Roger also actively engages with NGOs, the International Standards Organization, government and other institutions on renewable energy policy and technical guidance development.  

Benjamin Finzel | RenewPR
Ben Finzel is president and founder of RENEWPR, a Washington, DC-based communications consulting firm that provides senior-level advice, counsel and outreach on strategy, messaging, media and partnerships to association, corporation, non-governmental, foundation, alliance and coalition clients tackling energy and environmental issues and opportunities. He also leads the strategic communications practice for 38 North Solutions. An experienced Washington public affairs communicator and DC native, Finzel has served as a congressional staffer, presidential appointee and public relations agency executive. Finzel’s career has focused on energy and environment communications and policy, and he has been involved in many of the most significant related issues of the past two-plus decades.

Kim Fiske | 3Degrees
As Vice President of Renewable Energy Procurement at 3Degrees, Kim advises businesses on how to reduce their carbon footprint through the purchase of renewable energy. Her 15 years in the energy industry — ten in renewables — span positions in the wind and solar business, including project acquisitions, development, PPAs, finance and procurement. At Iberdrola Renewables, Kim managed and built the U.S. solar power business, closing the company’s first sale-leaseback financing structure for more than $100 million. As the director of wind asset management at PPM Energy, she developed and managed a team responsible for profit and loss of over 2,000 megawatts of wind assets. 

Benjamin Foster | Fosterra
Benjamin Foster is the President of Fosterra Clean Energy Consulting, a national provider of expert consulting services for the commercial, government, education and utility sectors.  He has led collaborative efforts to improve best practices and deploy them within over 300 jurisdictions in the United States and China through regional initiatives, federally funded projects, industry whitepapers, deep-dive economic analyses, best practice guides, and market-oriented training.    Ben has an undergraduate degree in Finance and Accounting from the University of Colorado, Boulder, an MBA in International Business from Old Dominion University, and had earned the designation of Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and Certified Financial Manager (CFM).

Benjamin Gerber | M-RETS
Benjamin Gerber is the Executive Director of M-RETS. Prior to joining M-RETS, Gerber served as Director of Energy Policy at the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce. He joined that organization in January 2012, representing the Chamber’s energy interests at both the Legislature and the Public Utilities Commission. Prior to that, he was an oil and gas attorney and handled Fredrikson & Byron’s government relations work in North Dakota, focusing on mining, energy and tax legislation. Ben received a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Michigan and a law degree cum laude from William Mitchell College of Law. 

Mike Gordon | Joule Assets
Named a Top 10 Energy Financier by New York Energy Week and Breaking Energy, Mike Gordon, CEO of Joule Assets, has pioneered the inauguration of Energy Reduction Asset markets and founded and sold global companies at the intersection of energy and finance. Mike co-founded Joule Assets with the goal of delivering financing solutions for the underserved small-to-midsized energy efficiency markets. In 2015, Mike was elected as a Co-Chair of Sustainable Westchester where he led New York State’s first Community Choice Aggregation program, which represents a flagship initiative under Governor Cuomo’s Reforming the Energy Vision.

Josh Halley Portland General Electric
Josh has been a product line manager for Portland General Electric since 2013.   Prior to joining PGE, Josh had over a decade of experience working with utility products and programs, with a primary focus in the renewable energy and energy efficiency sectors.   Originally from the Philadelphia area, Josh has utility experience working in an array of locations including Oregon, Pennsylvania, Florida, Texas, Washington and California.   With experience in business development, residential and commercial solar sales and marketing, customer outreach, call center management, and billing and payment options, Josh’s passion for customer engagement and renewable energy is rivalled only by his passion for skiing and the great outdoors. 

Marsden Hanna | Google
Marsden Hanna leads global energy market development initiatives for the Infrastructure Group at Google.  His work is focused on developing innovative market structures to help the company meet its goal of powering 100% of its operations from renewable energy. Prior to Google, he was Director of Business Analysis and Strategy at Opower Inc. in the Washington, DC metro area.  He has previously worked at the U.S. Department of State as a member of the climate change negotiating team, and at the U.S. Department of Energy in the Office of Policy and International Affairs. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, a Master of Public Administration from the John F. Kennedy School at Harvard University, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication from Northwestern University.

Jenny Heeter | National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Jenny Heeter is a senior renewable energy analyst at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colorado.  She focuses her research on corporate investments in renewable energy, the green power market, renewable energy certificate markets, renewable portfolio standards, net metering policies and utility regulatory issues. Most recently, she assessed the potential for information and communications technology company investments in renewable energy. She holds an M.P.A. in environmental policy from Indiana University-Bloomington’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs.

Claire Henly | RMI
Claire Henly is a Senior Associate at the Rocky Mountain Institute. Her work focuses on electricity and transportation sector planning and policy reform. She brings to this role a strong technical background from her degree in engineering, and business development experience from her time working in the clean tech startup sector. Claire has worked at the Rocky Mountain Institute for 4 years on projects across the energy sector and the world. She currently manages RMI’s work on blockchain in the energy sector.  Prior to RMI, Claire co-founded a fuel cell startup company and worked for McKinsey & Company, BHP Billiton and Goldman Sachs.

Mark Higgins | Strategen
Mark has worked in a diverse range of roles within the energy industry. Mark is the COO of Strategen Consulting and leads the company’s consulting practice. Prior to Strategen, Mark led Pacific Gas & Electric Company's work in key policy areas including interconnection and transmission planning, and dealt with technologies ranging from distributed energy storage and demand response to large scale renewables developments. Prior to PG&E, Mark was the Director of Utility West at SunEdison, where he led a portfolio of more than a gigawatt of renewable energy development assets. Mark also has a strong private equity, venture capital and investment banking background. Mark holds a Master of Pacific International Affairs from UC-San Diego, and a Bachelor of Arts in government from the University of Notre Dame.

John Hoekstra | Schneider Electric
John heads up a global team at Schneider Electric Energy & Sustainability Services responsible for leading clients through strategic planning, management and implementation of energy and sustainability programs. John’s group leads clients in the prioritization, analysis, and execution of offsite and onsite renewable energy and cleantech projects. He is also responsible for the NEO Network; an online, industry network collaborative geared toward accelerating renewable energy and clean technology transactions to occur in the marketplace. Schneider Electric led over 2GW of renewable energy transactions in 2015. John earned a B.S. Chemical Engineering from the University of Louisville and is a registered Professional Engineer.

Ed Holt | Ed Holt & Associates, Inc.
Ed Holt is president of Ed Holt & Associates, Inc., a consultancy focusing on renewable energy policy, programs and markets. He was one of the earliest to recognize the potential of voluntary markets to help achieve environmental goals. Ed also delves deeply into renewable energy policies such as RPS requirements, the use of renewable energy certificates, greenhouse gas accounting for renewable energy, and the Clean Power Plan and renewable energy.

Line Riise Jensen | ECOHZ
Line Riise Jensen is Director of Corporate Sales at ECOHZ, a leading international specialist and provider of global renewable energy solutions. Line supports corporations to define and implement energy solutions in their transition to renewable energy consumption, focusing on sustainable business models. She has broad international experience through various positions in sales, business development and project management within the telecom sector for more than ten years before joining ECOHZ and the renewable energy sector in 2008. She holds a Master of Science Degree in Business Administration from Norway, in addition to university studies from Spain and Mexico.

Todd Jones | Center for Resource Solutions
Todd Jones provides analysis and guidance on renewable energy and climate policy design and implementation to policymakers, regulators and functional support entities. He also works with environmental policy organizations and serves on various technical advisory and working groups to provide research and guidance in the areas of renewable energy and climate change and to strengthen programs that add credibility to corporate environmental action. He holds a Master’s in Environmental Science from Yale University and a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from UC Berkeley..

Peggy Kellen | The Climate Registry
Peggy Kellen manages the development and design of The Registry’s energy efficiency and GHG accounting and reporting policies. In this role, she leads research initiatives and facilitates consensus across industry, government and environmental non-profit stakeholders on best practices. Prior to joining The Registry, Peggy held positions with D&R International, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR Program and the Consumer Energy Council of America in Washington, DC.  Peggy received her Bachelor degree in Cinema-Television from the University of Southern California and a Master in Energy and Environmental Analysis from Boston University.

Chris Kent | EPA
Christopher Kent is the marketing and outreach manager for EPA’s Green Power Partnership program since 2015.  Previously, he has served as an Agency expert on energy efficiency programs with technical expertise in office products, commercial equipment, international efficiency programs, and managing multi-stakeholder processes to develop market based approaches to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Prior to ENERGY STAR, he worked in various agency regulatory and voluntary programs focused on promoting source reduction capabilities.  Chris was a Mansfield Fellow working in Japan’s Ministry of the Environment and Ministry of Economics, Trade and Industry working on green electronics lifecycle issues. 

Melissa Klein | U.S. EPA
Melissa Klein is the Communications Manager for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Green Power Partnership Program. She also initiated and leads communications and program elements for EPA’s Center for Corporate Climate Leadership to advance organizations in measuring and managing their emissions. At EPA since 2008, Melissa has supported national voluntary programs that reduce emissions – from strategic program development and stakeholder relations to internal and external issues management and branding. Previously, Melissa’s career focused on developing and implementing environmental and public health promotion and policy initiatives from the national to grassroots level in the private and public sector. She holds a Master of Public Health degree from UNC-Chapel Hill. 

Jaclynn Lukach | PJM EIS
Jaclynn Lukach is vice president of PJM EIS, a subsidiary of PJM Interconnection, where her responsibilities include development of PJM EIS GATS Operating Rules, design and execution of GATS project implementation testing, and facilitation of GATS State Agency Meetings and the GATS Subscriber Group Meetings. This unique experience has given Ms. Lukach in-depth knowledge of all aspects of PJM EIS and GATS. Having been the primary GATS administrator since 2005, Ms. Lukach possesses a keen understanding of renewable portfolio standards programs in the PJM states. She works closely with the state regulatory agencies regarding renewable portfolio policies and rules. Ms. Lukach holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems from Drexel University.

Shawn Marshall  LEAN Energy US (Local Energy Aggregation Network)
Shawn is the founder and Executive Director of LEAN Energy US (Local Energy Aggregation Network), a non-profit organization that exists to support the expansion of clean energy community choice aggregation (CCA) programs nationwide. LEAN serves as a hub for CCA resources and expertise that works in partnership with a range of organizations to actively support successful CCA formation and operations. Recent work has focused in the States of California, New York and Illinois. In addition to her work in the CCA field, Shawn served two terms on the Mill Valley City Council, as Mayor in 2008 and Vice Mayor in 2013.  Prior to elected life, Shawn worked in public policy in Washington DC, ran her own consulting firm, and held management positions at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. She holds a BA from the University of CA at Davis and received post graduate training at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington DC.

Jennifer Martin | Center for Resource Solutions
Ms. Martin is the Executive Director of the Center for Resource Solutions, where she brings over two decades of NGO and private sector experience in renewable energy, energy efficiency, distributed generation, and electricity sector and climate change policy and regulation.  She is a founding board member of Re-Volv, an advisory board member of the Low Impact Hydro Institute, a member of the WREGIS Stakeholder Advisory Committee and served as Technical Chairperson of the WREGIS Operational Rules Committee, and a member of the Federal State Renewable Portfolio Standard Collaborative Advisory Group. 

John Melby | CBL Markets
John is a Director of CBL Markets and Managing Partner of an independent consultancy where he has advised major energy companies, financial institutions, governmental agencies, and exchanges on energy and environmental markets. Previously he was Managing Director of North American Markets for the Green Exchange, an international environmental exchange. Prior to that he was the President and CEO of APX, where he oversaw the company’s development as a premier infrastructure platform for all major renewable energy markets in North America. He holds a degree from Brown University and completed the management program at the UCLA Anderson School of Management.

Soledad Mills | Equitable Origin
Soledad has spent more than a decade working in corporate responsibility, human rights, sustainable development, and socially responsible investment. As CEO of Equitable Origin, Soledad leads strategic planning, partnership development and programming to advance EO’s mission to advance sustainable energy development. Prior to joining EO, Soledad worked with UL Responsible Sourcing where she developed due diligence programs for financial institutions and oversaw supply chain compliance with international standards, certifications and codes of conduct for Fortune 500 companies. Soledad holds a Master’s degree in International Affairs from Columbia University and a Bachelor’s degree in Asia-Pacific Business from the University of Hertfordshire.

Amanda Mortlock | 3Degrees
Amanda leads 3Degrees’ Utility Partnerships team which is currently implementing both community solar and REC-based green power programs across 17 states.  The 30-person team Amanda oversees includes experts in subscription modeling, program design, program launch, program management, community outreach, field outreach, and call center operations.      Since 2004, Amanda has helped utilities design & implement low-risk, successful programs which reach annual goals, grow support for renewable energy, and enhance customer satisfaction.  Amanda holds a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Oregon and a Bachelor’s degree from Linfield College.

Peter Mostow Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Peter Mostow is a partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where his practice focuses on project development and finance work for companies in the fields of energy and clean technology. The energy practice at Peter’s firm is entirely dedicated to renewable energy and energy innovation.  WSGR has represented Solar City, Sunrun, Vivint and Tesla on a variety of matters including each of their IPOs, and has represented Google, Amazon and Salesforce on their groundbreaking procurements of renewable energy.   Peter graduated from Yale Law School and served as a law clerk for the Honorable Betty B. Fletcher of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  Most importantly, he is proud to be a member of the CRS Board of Directors.

Heather Mulligan | Puget Sound Energy
Heather Mulligan has more than 20 years of experience working on programs which support the deployment of use of energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies. Ms. Mulligan has spent the last 10 years as the Market Manager for Puget Sound Energy’s Customer Renewables programs, where her responsibilities include the development and management of voluntary green pricing options; as well as on-site customer generation. Prior to joining Puget Sound Energy in 2006, Ms. Mulligan worked as the national and regional coordinator of U.S. Department of Energy’s Million Solar Roofs Initiative – a program focused on removing barriers and facilitating the adoption of solar energy technologies on homes and businesses. 
Ms. Mulligan has a B.A. in International Relations from the University of San Diego and a Master of Public Policy (M.P.P.) from American University.

Tess O’Brien | EnergySage
Tess O’Brien is VP of Strategic Partnerships at EnergySage, the online marketplace for solar shoppers. She is the Founder of CleanPowerPerks, an online platform that connects people and brands that support clean energy. Previously, Tess served as Marketing Director for Community Energy, where she started in 2006. She holds an MBA in Sustainability from Marlboro College Graduate School and a Bachelor's degree in Environmental Studies from Gettysburg College. She lives with her husband in Boston, and serves as a judge for Green America’s People & Planet Award as well as a mentor for young entrepreneurs.

Eric O'Shaughnessy | National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) 
Eric is a Renewable Energy Policy Analyst at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Eric leads the lab’s voluntary green power market research, including data collection and analysis for the annual Status and Trends in the Voluntary Green Power Market report. Eric also focuses on economic analysis of residential-scale solar markets. Eric is a PhD candidate at the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Shalini Ramanathan | Renewable Energy Systems (RES) in the Americas
Shalini Ramanathan is VP Origination for Renewable Energy Systems (RES) in the Americas. RES is a leading developer and constructor of wind, solar, and energy storage projects. Ms. Ramanathan has closed 1,400 MW worth of deals with more than $2.5B in total transaction value. She has negotiated offtake agreements with Google and Microsoft and with many utilities, including Xcel Energy and Wolverine Electric Coop. Prior to joining RES, Ms. Ramanathan was based in Nairobi, Kenya and worked on renewable energy projects across East Africa for the British company CAMCO. She has also worked for the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL), where she focused on renewable energy deployment in Southern Africa, India, and the Philippines. She holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Management from Yale University and a BA from UT Austin.   

Craig Schultz ICF
Craig Schultz is a Principal at consulting firm ICF who specializes in evaluating, structuring, and negotiating renewable energy and other transactions for commercial, industrial, and institutional customers. He has advised on renewable transactions in 18 states and internationally and is increasingly focused on the viability of combining renewables with storage and microgrids. Prior to joining ICF, Mr. Schultz worked in U.S. energy markets for Hess and Statoil Energy. He received his MBA with beta gamma sigma honors from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and his Bachelor’s degree in Economics with phi beta kappa honors from Wesleyan University.

Marty Sedler | Intel Corporation
Marty Sedler is the Director of Global Utilities/Infrastructure for Intel Corporation. Marty has been w/Intel 21 years, integrating Energy Management and Policy responsibilities within a formal process. He’s responsible for utility supply, ensuring the capacity/price/reliability to Intel facilities worldwide. Marty is responsible for evaluating/incorporating alternative energy options w/in Intel and establishing sustainable energy positions/strategies for renewable energy policy. Marty is Intel’s external energy representative in private/public, State/Federal energy action groups and task forces. Previous to Intel, he spent 14 years in the electric utility industry in functions including: Operations/ Environmental/Energy Supply/Engineering/ Power Plants and Executive Account Management. Marty was named “Green Power leader of the year” and “Top 50 energy managers”

Ali Shajwari | Karbone
Ali Shajrawi is the Director of Research at Karbone, a renewable energy financial services firm offering a combination of Capital Advisory, Brokerage and Research. He covers REC, SREC, power, and carbon markets across the US, comprehensively tracking policy developments and modeling supply/demand fundamentals. He manages advisory engagements with utilities, project developers and financial institutions and regularly publishes market analyses on a wide range of topics. Mr. Shajrawi holds a Bachelor of Arts in Quantitative Analysis in Economics from Wesleyan University. He was also enrolled in Economic Analysis courses at University of Paris and University of Oxford.

Jacob Susman | EDF Renewable Energy
Jacob Susman has been building businesses, investing, and developing projects in renewable energy since 1999. He led OwnEnergy from inception to its sale in August of 2015 to EDF Renewable Energy, including recruiting and managing its industry-leading team, raising capital, establishing a nationwide brand, sourcing new business, developing projects, building customer relationships and generating revenue. Today, he serves as VP, Head of Origination where he leads EDF RE’s relationships with both utility and corporate customers around the US for the Company’s wind and solar portfolio. Jacob served for five years on the Board of the American Wind Energy Association, where he was its Treasurer and later its Secretary. Jacob also serves on the Advisory Board of the Business Renewables Center.

Blair Swezey | SunPower
Blair Swezey is senior director, U.S. market development and state policy at SunPower Corporation and is responsible for creating market opportunities and supportive policy environments for solar power adoption and development across the 50 U.S. states. He also serves on the board of directors of the Center for Resource Solutions. Prior to joining SunPower, Blair was senior director, solar markets and public policy at Applied Materials, Inc. and principal policy advisor at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). He also worked at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and the International Energy Agency (IEA). In 2005, he received the national “Green Power Pioneer” award for continuous achievement, vision, and dedication to the green power industry.

 

Jaclyn Webb | Xcel Energy
Jaclyn Webb is a Product Portfolio Manager at Xcel Energy, a major electricity and natural gas company recognized as an industry leader in delivering renewable energy and reducing carbon emissions while providing safe, reliable power to millions of Americans across eight states. Jaclyn is responsible for the management, marketing and promotion, and evolving product strategy of Renewable*Connect and Windsource, the utility’s voluntary green energy programs. Jaclyn has over 10 years of experience in renewable energy, energy efficiency and strategic marketing. She holds a BA in Consumer Communications from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Roberto Zanchi CDP
Roberto Zanchi is a Technical Manager at CDP and the Technical Lead for the RE100 campaign. At CDP, Roberto focuses on corporate renewable energy, and related GHG accounting and reporting. Roberto also coordinates the work of the RE100’s Technical Advisory Group.  Prior to CDP, Roberto spent six years in India where he worked as a business consultant focused on scaling up inclusive business models that promote access to financial services, water and sanitation. Roberto holds a masters degree in energy policy from Imperial College London and degrees in economics and business from Bocconi University in Milan.

 

 

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