Andreas is a dedicated renewable energy advocate with over ten
years of environmental and renewable energy nonprofit experience.
Prior to founding RE-volv in 2011, he worked with a number of
leading organizations including the American Council on Renewable
Energy (ACORE), the National Audubon Society, blueEnergy, and the
Center for Resource Solutions. Andreas holds Master’s degrees in
International Affairs and in Natural Resources and Sustainable
Development, and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics. He is a 2014
Audubon Toyota TogetherGreen Conservation Leadership Fellow and a 2016 OpenIDEO Climate Innovation Fellow. He also serves on the
Steering Committee of the Local Clean Energy Alliance.
Contact Andreas at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Associate Director of Partnerships & Philanthropy
Sarah is committed to protecting the environment by offering clean energy solutions to all. Prior to joining RE-volv, Sarah was a major gifts officer at the Sierra Club, the nation's most prominent environmental organization. At the Sierra Club, Sarah supported national campaigns to get the country on the road to 100% clean energy. In addition to raising gifts from individuals and institutions, Sarah also managed the national fundraising efforts specifically for the Environmental Law Program, one of the Club's most vital activist tools. She attended the University of California, Davis where she led efforts to divert waste at the nation's first zero waste stadium. Sarah was elected to the Sierra Club San Francisco Bay Chapter Executive Committee and will serve from 2016-2018. In her free time, Sarah enjoys running marathons, hiking, playing soccer, and traveling.
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Senior Account Manager (PPA), Lightsource Renewable Energy
Polly has over ten years experience in high tech, with four of those years being in the cleantech industry, and she is currently a Senior Account Manager at UK-based Lightsource Renewable Energy. With experience at Southern California Edison and both solar integrators and solar manufacturers, Polly now leads RE-volv’s financial arm helping communities realize their renewable energy goals. Polly has created financial models that look at European and multiple US state markets, and is utilizing that experience to help RE-volv provide services to underserved communities while also being sustainable. Polly holds an MBA with a concentration on Finance and Strategy, and a Master’s in Arts Management.
President, PRO Battery Technology
Pras is passionate about the power of entrepreneurship to build sustainable, healthy communities, which made his decision to join RE-volv an easy one. His depth is in solar photovoltaics, having served in engineering and leadership positions at leading solar firms such as OptiSolar, Belectric and SunEdison. In addition to working in the social entrepreneurship sector, he is currently with an early-stage startup developing environmentally friendly, low-cost batteries for stationary storage applications. He holds degrees in electrical and solar engineering and is very excited about helping support RE-volv’s growth over the coming years.
Director of Strategic Partnerships, Energy Foundation
Megan is passionate about supporting the critical intersection of clean energy and finance. As Director of Strategic Partnerships at the Energy Foundation, Megan works to establish, strengthen, and steward funders. She earned her MBA in Sustainable Management from Presidio Graduate School in 2014. Prior to business school, Megan worked for ten years for Symphony Asset Management, a $10B institutional hedge fund company, where her focus was on client service, marketing, management and coordination of both internal and external communications. Megan is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA, 2007) and received a BS in Veterinary Science (1998) from the University of Arizona, Tucson.
Trading Operations, Farallon Capital Management
Jon Gibson is a sustainable business builder dedicated to renewable energy resource development. He works as a financial analyst and business development strategist because it feels good to make money for both himself AND others while helping solve the world’s critical energy transition needs. Jon earned an MBA in Sustainable Management from Presidio Graduate School in San Francisco, and a Bachelors of Finance from Bentley University outside of Boston. He’s the co-founder of Muir Data Systems, a for profit Wind Energy Operations Software (SaaS) platform, has 10 years’ experience in hedge fund trading operations at Farallon Capital, and six years portfolio and partnership accounting experience. Jon loves developing financial models to inform business planning and strategy as well as meeting people, forging partnerships, building, and growing sustainable businesses. In his spare time he enjoys skiing and paddle boarding with his wife and two children and listening to The Energy Gang podcast. Connect with Jon on Twitter @Bugnato
Executive Director, Center for Resource Solutions
Jennifer has over twenty years of experience in renewable energy, energy efficiency and distributed generation policy, markets and technology development, as well as electricity sector and climate change policy and regulation. Jennifer is responsible for the overall management of the Green-e Energy and Green-e Climate certification programs, and provides strategic program guidance to all CRS programs and new initiatives. Jennifer is a long-standing leader in the renewable energy community.
Co-Director, The Green Schools Group
Sean has worked to bring the issues of environmental education and green schools to a national level of importance and implementation. He has played a key role in organizing the successful creation of the D.C. Healthy Schools Act and also the U.S. Department of Education’s new Green Ribbon Schools program. He has written a plentitude of environmental curriculum with such entities as PBS and the U.S. Department of Energy. Sean has also pioneered a program at Earth Day Network that fostered solar installations on schools and incorporated renewable energy education into the classroom. Currently, he is pursuing his doctorate in sustainability education at Georgetown University and teaching about such subjects at American University.
Robert J. Nelson
Partner, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP
Robert J. Nelson is a partner at Lieff Cabraser Law Firm. He has played a leading role in the firm's False Claims Act (whistleblower law), automotive, aviation, defective products, mass torts, tobacco, and consumer fraud cases, taking on many of the world's largest corporations and holding them accountable. He has served as court-appointed Lead or Co-Lead Counsel in numerous state and federal coordinated proceedings, as well as in more than 30 class actions.
Associate Director, Sierra Club
Kassie Rohrbach is a Senior Energy Campaigner at Greenpeace, leading up the 100% Renewables campaign in the U.S. Previously, Kassie served as the Senior Campaigns Manager for National Wildlife Federation’s Climate and Energy Program. Kassie brings over a decade of experience with campaign organizing and coalition building, working to address the climate crisis. Prior to joining NWF in 2008, Kassie co-founded and served as the Co-Director of Energy Action Coalition (EAC), a youth led coalition of environmental and social justice organizations. Kassie also spent three years at the Center for Resource Solutions, working on the Green-e Renewable Energy Certification Program. In 2003, Kassie graduated from Connecticut College with a BA in Gender and Women’s Studies. She got her start organizing on climate and energy while at Connecticut College, where she led one of the first student campaigns to invest in renewable energy.
Dr. Paul Wapner
Director of Global Environmental Politics Program, American University
Paul is a thought leader on the environmental issues of today. He is a prolific writer having written such books as Living Through the End of Nature: The Future of American Environmentalism, and, Environmental Activism and World Civic Politics. Through his years of teaching he has developed a deep understanding of human behavior in relation to environmentalism, climate change, and civic engagement.
Senior Editor, Clean Edge
Clint Wilder is senior editor at leading clean-tech research and advisory firm Clean Edge and has been writing and speaking about the clean-tech industry for more than a decade. He is co-author of two books, Clean Tech Nation: How the U.S. Can Lead in the New Global Economy (HarperCollins, 2012) and The Clean Tech Revolution (HarperCollins, 2007). Clint is a frequent speaker at clean-tech and green business events in the U.S. and overseas, a blogger for the Green section of The Huffington Post, and has been a facilitator in the Energy and Climate Change track of the Clinton Global Initiative. At Clean Edge, Clint is a lead author of many of the firm’s research reports including its flagship U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index, a widely cited annual ranking of U.S. states and metro areas in leadership in clean-tech deployment, policy, and finance. He is also director of clean technology at Green Bear Group, a Silicon Valley-based green marketing services firm. A Californian for nearly 25 years, Clint lives in Sausalito and is a former member of the Sierra Club Marin Group executive committee. He has a B.A. in history from Yale University and did graduate work in business journalism at Boston University.