Keynote Speakers

David Crane

Senior Operating Executive

Pegasus Capital Advisors

Former President and CEO, NRG Energy

Mary Powell

President and CEO

Green Mountain Power Company

David Sandalow

Inaugural Fellow

Center on Global Energy Policy


Stephen Lacey


Greentech Media

Katherine Hamilton


38 North Solutions

Jigar Shah


Jigar Shah Consulting


Libby Bernick

Senior Vice President


Jason Bordoff

Professor & Founding Director

Center on Global Energy Policy

Erica Bowman

Chief Economist

American Petroleum Institute

Travis Bradford

Professor of Professional Practice in International and Public Affairs; Director, Energy & Environment Concentration

Columbia University - SIPA

Michael Cain

Director, Energy and Environmental Management

IRG, an RTI Company

Helima Croft

Managing Director, Global Head of Commodity Strategy, Global Research

RBC Capital Markets

William G. Demas

Senior Vice President

Macquarie Capital (USA) Inc.

Andrew Dreyer

Deputy Division Manager

Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas)

Michael Eckhart

Managing Director and Global Head Environmental Finance at Citigroup

Maria Fields

Managing Director, Investor Relations

Joule Assets Inc.

Alfred Griffin


New York Green Bank

Antoine Halff

Senior Fellow and Director of the

Global Oil Markets Research Program

Center on Global Energy Policy

Nick Kapur

Senior Director

S&P Global Market Intelligence

Jay Koh

Managing Director

The Lightsmith Group,

NYSERDA Board Member

Conor McKenna

Managing Director

CohnReznick Capital Markets
Securities, LLC

Vijay Modi

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Columbia University

Jonathan Nathanson

SVP, Corporate Development

Boardwalk Pipeline Partners

Joseph P. Oates

President & CEO

ConEdison Transmission

Leslie Palti-Guzman

Director of Global Gas

The Rapidan Group

Santiago Quesada Garmendia

Exploration Director


Bridget Realmuto

Research Associate

Domini Impact Investments

Jim Rogers

Lawyer, Former CEO at Duke Energy, and Author

Ronny Sandoval

Director, Grid Modernization

Environmental Defense Fund

Robert Seber

Partner, Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity, Vinson & Elkins LLP

PJ Simmons


Corporate Eco Forum

Ran Tao



Bruce Usher

Professor of Practice

Columbia Business School

Jorge Vargas

EVP and Head of the Americas

AMP Solar

Alta Yen

Managing Director, Investment Strategy

GE Energy Financial Services