Meet The Experts: All Topics

Clean Transport

  • Jane Wilkinson
    Climate Finance, Carbon Markets, Transport
    Jane Wilkinson, Director
    Climate Policy Initiative (CPI)
  • Philip Kreycik
    Solar Soft Costs, Sustainable Transportation, Electric and Alternate Fuel Vehicles
    Philip Kreycik, Associate
    Cadmus
  • Ted Sears
    Low-emission Vehicles
    Ted Sears, Senior Project Leader
    National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Energy Access

  • Alexander Ochs
    NDC Design and Implementation, Energy-sector Strategies and Roadmaps, Climate and Energy Policies and Measures, Energy Transitions, Rural Electrification
    Alexander Ochs, CEO
    SD Strategies
  • Ellen Morris
    Enterprise Development, Microfinance
    Ellen Morris, President and Founder
    Sustainable Energy Solutions
  • Graham M. Pugh
    Climate Mitigation Policies
    Graham M. Pugh
  • Harish Hande
    Finance for Energy Access, Crowd/Social Funding
    Harish Hande, Founder and Chairman
    SELCO India
  • Ian Baring-Gould
    Mini-grid Standards
    Ian Baring-Gould , Wind Technology Deployment Manager
    National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
  • Ibrahim H. Rehman
    Rural Electrification
    Ibrahim H. Rehman, Director, Social Transformation Division
    The Energy and Resources Institute
  • Javier Lascurain
    Clean Cookstoves, Green Technologies for Households, Carbon Credits for Developing Countries
    Javier Lascurain, Managing Director
    Fast Track Carbon
  • Jennye Greene
    Enterprise Development, Finance
    Jennye Greene, Co-founder
    Embark: Energy, Education, Entrepreneurship
  • Phil LaRocco
    Capacity Building
    Phil LaRocco, Founder
    E+Co

Energy Efficiency

  • Al-Karim Govindji
    Industrial Processes
    Al-Karim Govindji, Senior Manager, Innovations
    Carbon Trust
  • Alejandro Silva
    Energy Efficiency in Mining and Industry
    Alejandro Silva , Coordinator of the Mining and Industry Sector
    Energy Efficiency Division, Ministry of Energy of Chile
  • Ana Maria Carreño
    Minimum Energy Performance Standards
    Ana Maria Carreño, Manager, Policy & Analysis
    CLASP
  • Benjamin Curnier
    Energy Efficiency Programmes
    Benjamin Curnier, Associate Director, Southern Africa
    Carbon Trust
  • Bruno Lapillonne
    Demand and Policy Evaluation
    Bruno Lapillonne, Vice-President and Co-founder
    Enerdata
  •  Carolina Aguayo Maturana
    Firewood and Derivatives for Heating
    Carolina Aguayo Maturana, Head of the Firewood Unit
    Energy Efficiency Division, Ministry of Energy of Chile
  • Carolina Peña
    Clean Energy Strategies
    Carolina Peña
  • Christine Egan
    Appliances and Equipment
    Christine Egan, Executive Director
    CLASP
  • Dave Carey
    Energy Efficiency Financing
    Dave Carey, Principal
    Harcourt Brown & Carey
  • David I. McGeown
    Buildings, Standards, and ESCOs
    David I. McGeown, Principal
    McGeown Associates, LLC.
  • Eric Gibbs
    Appliance Labeling and Standards
    Eric Gibbs, Senior Director of Country and Regional Programs
    CLASP
  • Farah Sheriff
    RETScreen: Energy Efficiency Analysis
    Farah Sheriff, Project Engineer
    RETScreen International
  • G C Datta Roy
    Industrial Energy Efficiency
    G C Datta Roy, CEO
    Dalkia-India
  • Geoff Smyth
    Buildings
    Geoff Smyth, Associate Director, Business Services – Implementation
    Carbon Trust
  • Heather Braithwaite
    Energy Efficiency Financing
    Heather Braithwaite, Senior Associate
    Harcourt Brown & Carey
  • Hugo Lucas
    Grid Integration, Off-grid Solutions, Photovoltaics (PV), Buildings Efficiency
    Hugo Lucas, Head
    Energy Department, Factor CO2
  • Ivan Gerginov
    Energy Efficiency Financing
    Ivan Gerginov, Senior Energy Efficiency
    Econoler
  • Jalel Chabchoub
    Energy Service Companies (ESCOs), Measurement and Verification of Energy Savings, Measurement and Verification of Energy Savings
    Jalel Chabchoub, Project Director
    Econoler
  • Javier Lascurain
    Clean Cookstoves, Green Technologies for Households, Carbon Credits for Developing Countries
    Javier Lascurain, Managing Director
    Fast Track Carbon
  • Jenny Corry Smith
    Efficient Street Lighting
    Jenny Corry Smith, Senior Associate
    CLASP
  • Jeremy Epstein
    Finance for Commercial and Residential Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Projects
    Jeremy Epstein, Senior Associate
    Harcourt Brown & Carey
  • Kathryn Wright
    Renewable Energy Policy, Solar Energy, Energy Storage, Cities
    Kathryn Wright, Senior Associate
    Cadmus
  • Kurt Shickman
    Cool Surfaces
    Kurt Shickman, Executive Director
    Global Cool Cities Alliance
  • Lucretia Landmann
    Energy Efficiency Financing, Analysis of Microfinance
    Lucretia Landmann
  • Marcelo Padilla
    Appliances, Labelling, Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS)
    Marcelo Padilla, Industrial Engineer
    Energy Efficiency Division, Ministry of Energy of Chile
  • Marko Markov
    Energy Efficiency Financing
    Marko Markov, Energy Efficiency Finance Specialist and Project Manager
    Econoler
  • Miguel Quiñones
    Buildings, Standards, ESCOs
    Miguel Quiñones, Sustainability Project Manager
  • Nathalie Meloche
    RETScreen: Energy Performance and Portfolio Analysis
    Nathalie Meloche, Project Manager
    RETScreen International
  • Nils Borg
    Lighting, Product Policy
    Nils Borg, Senior Expert
    IEA 4E SSL Annex
  • Paola Mendez
    Home Energy Performance, Energy Efficiency Labelling Systems
    Paola Mendez, Infrastructure Expert
    Econoler
  • Pierre Langlois
    Energy Efficiency Financial Mechanisms, Clean Energy Policy Development, Demand-side Management
    Pierre Langlois, Chief Executive Officer
    Econoler
  • Ranell Martin Dedicatoria
    GHG Inventory, Low-emission Development Planning
    Ranell Martin Dedicatoria, Regional Program Manager
    ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability
  • Stéphanie Nour
    Energy Service Companies (ESCOs), Demand-side Management, Building Codes and Energy Efficiency Standards, Energy Efficiency Financial Mechanisms
    Stéphanie Nour, Director of Latin America and the Caribbean
    Econoler
  • Thomas Heller
    Green Growth Strategies
    Thomas Heller, Chairman of the Board
    Climate Policy Initiative (CPI)
  • Urban T. Ziegler
    RETScreen: Cogeneration and District Energy Analysis
    Urban T. Ziegler, Chief Engineer
    RETScreen International
  • Yang Yu
    Energy Savings, CO2 Reduction Assessments
    Yang Yu, Senior Associate, Policy & Analysis
    CLASP

Energy-Water-Food Nexus

  • Jennifer Daw
    Energy-Water-Food Nexus, Sustainable Development, Systems Integration
    Jennifer Daw, Professional Engineer
    National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Finance

  • Barbara Buchner
    Climate Finance, Emission Trading
    Barbara Buchner, Executive Director, Climate Finance
    Climate Policy Initiative (CPI)
  • Camila Ramos
    Renewable Energy Policy, Markets and Finance Mechanisms, Tenders and Reverse Auctions, Private Equity and Corporate Investors
    Camila Ramos, Managing Director and Founder
    CELA – Clean Energy Latin America
  • Christina Becker-Birck
    Policy Design and Tariff Rate Setting, National Fund Design, Private Sector Engagement Strategies, Lender Capacity Building
    Christina Becker-Birck, Vice President
    Cadmus
  • Christopher M. Sewell
    Renewable Energy Project Development and Finance, Financial Structuring and Program Development, Market Analysis, Resource Identification, Software Development
    Christopher M. Sewell , Executive Director
    CleanTech Methods, Inc.
  • Dave Carey
    Energy Efficiency Financing
    Dave Carey, Principal
    Harcourt Brown & Carey
  • David Jacobs
    Renewable Energy Policy and Electricity Market Design, Feed-in Tariffs, Net Metering and Net Billing, Auctions, Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs), Rural Electrification
    David Jacobs, Director
    International Energy Transition (IET)
  • David Nelson
    Renewable Energy and Finance
    David Nelson, Executive Director, Energy Finance
    Climate Policy Initiative (CPI)
  • Dinesh S. Parakh
    RETScreen: Clean Energy Policy and Program Design
    Dinesh S. Parakh, Program Advisor
    RETScreen International
  • Douglas E. Dahle
    Performance Contracting and Energy Service Companies, Tradable Renewable Energy Certificates
    Douglas E. Dahle, Senior Engineer
    National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
  • Eduardo Tobias Ruiz
    Investment Analysis, Mergers and Acquisitions, Renewable Energy Project Finance
    Eduardo Tobias Ruiz, Director
    Clean Energy Latin America (CELA)
  • Ellen Morris
    Enterprise Development, Microfinance
    Ellen Morris, President and Founder
    Sustainable Energy Solutions
  • Gireesh Shrimali
    Feed-in Tariffs, Tax Measures, Concessional Loans
    Gireesh Shrimali, Fellow
    Climate Policy Initiative
  • Gregory J. Leng
    RETScreen: Clean Energy Financial and GHG Analysis
    Gregory J. Leng, Director
    RETScreen International
  • Harish Hande
    Finance for Energy Access, Crowd/Social Funding
    Harish Hande, Founder and Chairman
    SELCO India
  • Heather Braithwaite
    Energy Efficiency Financing
    Heather Braithwaite, Senior Associate
    Harcourt Brown & Carey
  • Ibrahim H. Rehman
    Rural Electrification
    Ibrahim H. Rehman, Director, Social Transformation Division
    The Energy and Resources Institute
  • Jane Wilkinson
    Climate Finance, Carbon Markets, Transport
    Jane Wilkinson, Director
    Climate Policy Initiative (CPI)
  • Jennye Greene
    Enterprise Development, Finance
    Jennye Greene, Co-founder
    Embark: Energy, Education, Entrepreneurship
  • Jeremy Epstein
    Finance for Commercial and Residential Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Projects
    Jeremy Epstein, Senior Associate
    Harcourt Brown & Carey
  • Joseph Essandoh-Yeddu
    Integrated Energy Planning
    Joseph Essandoh-Yeddu, Head, Strategic Planning and Policy
    Ghana Energy Commission
  • Matthew Brown
    Green Banks, National Clean Energy Funds, Asset-backed Securities, Performance Contracting and ESCOs, Energy Savings Insurance
    Matthew H. Brown, Principal
    Harcourt Brown & Carey
  • Michael Hofmann
    Clean Energy Project Development, Clean Energy Finance, Enterprise Development, Private Sector Engagement
    Michael Hofmann, Managing Director
    CleanTech Methods, Inc.
  • Neil Veilleux
    Feed-in Tariffs, Tax Measures, Tradable Renewable Energy Certificates
    Neil Veilleux, Principal
    Cadmus
  • Phil LaRocco
    Capacity Building
    Phil LaRocco, Founder
    E+Co
  • Rodrigo Garcia Palma
    Climate Finance, Renewable Energy Policies, Solar Incentives, Regulations
    Rodrigo Garcia Palma, Managing Director and Founder
    ImplementaSUR
  • Sam Booth
    Performance Contracting and Energy Service Companies, Power Purchase Agreements
    Sam Booth, Section Manager and Project Leader, Project Development and Finance
    National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
  • Seán Flannery
    Clean Energy Finance
    Seán Flannery, Senior Advisor
    International Finance Corporation (IFC)
  • Suzanty Sitorus
    Climate Finance
    Suzanty Sitorus, Director, Indonesia
    Climate Policy Initiative (CPI)
  • Terri Walters
    Clean Energy Policy Design and Analysis
    Terri Walters, President and Founder
    Katevan Consulting
  • Thomas Pullenkav
    Finance for Energy Access, Crowd/Social Funding
    Thomas Pullenkav, Technical Advisor
    SELCO Foundation
  • Toby Couture
    Renewable Energy Finance and Markets, Feed-in Tariffs, Net Metering, Net Billing, Tenders, and Reverse Auctions, Rural Electrification, Mini-grids, Regulatory Design, New Business Models
    Toby Couture, Founder and Director
    E3 Analytics
  • Travis Lowder
    Tax Measures, Loan Guarantees, Bonds, Asset-backed Securities Bonds, Credit Enhancements
    Travis Lowder, Renewable Energy Analyst
    National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
  • Uday Varadarajan
    Policy Impact of Renewable Energy Costs, Tax Measures, Concessional Loans, Loan Guarantees, Asset-Backed Securities, Institutional Investors
    Uday Varadarajan, Principal
    Climate Policy Initiative (CPI)

Renewable Energy

  • Alexander Ochs
    NDC Design and Implementation, Energy-sector Strategies and Roadmaps, Climate and Energy Policies and Measures, Energy Transitions, Rural Electrification
    Alexander Ochs, CEO
    SD Strategies
  • Ana-Karin Municio
    Sustainable Development, Sustainable Energy
    Ana-Karin Municio, Associate Consultant
    SKL International AB
  • Barbara Buchner
    Climate Finance, Emission Trading
    Barbara Buchner, Executive Director, Climate Finance
    Climate Policy Initiative (CPI)
  • Camila Ramos
    Renewable Energy Policy, Markets and Finance Mechanisms, Tenders and Reverse Auctions, Private Equity and Corporate Investors
    Camila Ramos, Managing Director and Founder
    CELA – Clean Energy Latin America
  • Carolina Peña
    Clean Energy Strategies
    Carolina Peña
  • Chad Laurent
    Sustainable Energy Policy Design and Laws
    Chad Laurent, Principal
    Cadmus
  • Christina Becker-Birck
    Policy Design and Tariff Rate Setting, National Fund Design, Private Sector Engagement Strategies, Lender Capacity Building
    Christina Becker-Birck, Vice President
    Cadmus
  • Christopher M. Sewell
    Renewable Energy Project Development and Finance, Financial Structuring and Program Development, Market Analysis, Resource Identification, Software Development
    Christopher M. Sewell , Executive Director
    CleanTech Methods, Inc.
  • Craig A. Hart
    Carbon Management and Energy Efficiency
    Craig A. Hart, Associate Professor
    School of Environment and Natural Resources, People's University of China
  • Cyril Cassisa
    Energy Forecasting
    Cyril Cassisa, Project Manager
    Enerdata
  • David Jacobs
    Renewable Energy Policy and Electricity Market Design, Feed-in Tariffs, Net Metering and Net Billing, Auctions, Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs), Rural Electrification
    David Jacobs, Director
    International Energy Transition (IET)
  • David Nelson
    Renewable Energy and Finance
    David Nelson, Executive Director, Energy Finance
    Climate Policy Initiative (CPI)
  • Emily Chessin
    Renewable Energy Policies and Regulations
    Emily Chessin, Senior Associate
    Cadmus
  • Gary Jackson
    Utility and Electricity Markets, Renewable Energy Policies
    Gary Jackson, Senior Energy Consultant
    EmPowered Caribbean Communities
  • Jeremy Epstein
    Finance for Commercial and Residential Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Projects
    Jeremy Epstein, Senior Associate
    Harcourt Brown & Carey
  • Jon Crowe
    Low-carbon Cities, Urban Climate and Energy Strategies
    Jon Crowe, Principal
    Cadmus
  • Joseph Essandoh-Yeddu
    Integrated Energy Planning
    Joseph Essandoh-Yeddu, Head, Strategic Planning and Policy
    Ghana Energy Commission
  • Kevin Bourque
    Clean Power Analysis with RETScreen
    Kevin Bourque, Project Engineer
    RETScreen International
  • Louis Seck
    Renewable Energy Policy, Clean Cookstoves
    Louis Seck, Former Senegalese Minister for Renewable Energy
  • Luis Crespo
    Solar Thermal Technologies and Policies
    Luis Crespo, President
    European Solar Thermal Electricity Association
  • Manfred Hafner
    Power Markets
    Manfred Hafner, VP Consulting
    Enerdata
  • Marvin Lagonera
    Energy Economics, Energy Policy, Governance
    Marvin Lagonera, ICLEI Southeast Asia Secretariat
    ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability
  • Meghan Sapp
    Biofuel Investment and Policy
    Meghan Sapp, Managing Director
    PlanetEnergy
  • Michael Hofmann
    Clean Energy Project Development, Clean Energy Finance, Enterprise Development, Private Sector Engagement
    Michael Hofmann, Managing Director
    CleanTech Methods, Inc.
  • Michael Milton Wu
    Energy Resilience
    Michael Milton Wu, Principal
    Converge Strategies, LLC
  • Neil Veilleux
    Feed-in Tariffs, Tax Measures, Tradable Renewable Energy Certificates
    Neil Veilleux, Principal
    Cadmus
  • Olivier Dubois
    Biofuels, Energy for and from Agrifood Cains
    Olivier Dubois, Senior Energy Financial Analyst, Senior Rural Institutions Officer
    United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (UN FAO)
  • Paul Komor
    Renewable Electricity Policy
    Paul Komor, Energy Education Director
    Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute
  • Ranell Martin Dedicatoria
    GHG Inventory, Low-emission Development Planning
    Ranell Martin Dedicatoria, Regional Program Manager
    ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability
  • Rodrigo Garcia Palma
    Climate Finance, Renewable Energy Policies, Solar Incentives, Regulations
    Rodrigo Garcia Palma, Managing Director and Founder
    ImplementaSUR
  • Ryan Cook
    Clean Energy Program Impact Analysis, Community-based Distributed Generation Program Implementation, Distributed Generation Regulation, Mini-grid Policy Development
    Ryan Cook , Senior Associate
    Cadmus
  • Seán Flannery
    Clean Energy Finance
    Seán Flannery, Senior Advisor
    International Finance Corporation (IFC)
  • Terri Walters
    Clean Energy Policy Design and Analysis
    Terri Walters, President and Founder
    Katevan Consulting
  • Thomas Heller
    Green Growth Strategies
    Thomas Heller, Chairman of the Board
    Climate Policy Initiative (CPI)
  • Toby Couture
    Renewable Energy Finance and Markets, Feed-in Tariffs, Net Metering, Net Billing, Tenders, and Reverse Auctions, Rural Electrification, Mini-grids, Regulatory Design, New Business Models
    Toby Couture, Founder and Director
    E3 Analytics
  • Uday Varadarajan
    Policy Impact of Renewable Energy Costs, Tax Measures, Concessional Loans, Loan Guarantees, Asset-Backed Securities, Institutional Investors
    Uday Varadarajan, Principal
    Climate Policy Initiative (CPI)
  • William Becker
    National Climate Change, Clean Energy Policy Development
    William Becker, Executive Director
    Presidential Climate Action Project
  • Wilson Rickerson
    Resilience Strategies
    Wilson Rickerson