Hal Harvey is CEO of Energy Innovation: Policy and Technology LLC. He is also a senior fellow for energy and the environment at the Paulson Institute located at the University of Chicago.
Previously, he was the founder and CEO of ClimateWorks Foundation, a network of 13 regional foundations and expert teams who promote polices to reduce the threat of climate change.
In 2005, Harvey served as Rhodes Chair and lecturer in public policy at Arizona State University. From 2001–2008, he served as environment program director at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. From 1990 through 2001, Harvey served as founder and president of the Energy Foundation, a joint initiative of six large U.S. Foundations.
Harvey has served on energy panels appointed by Presidents Bush (41) and Clinton, has published two books and dozens of articles on energy and national security issues, and speaks widely on energy topics.
He is president of the board of directors of the New-Land Foundation, and chairman of the board of MB Financial Corporation, a $10 billion Chicago bank holding company.
Earlier in his career, Harvey designed and built solar homes.
He has B.S. and M.S. degrees from Stanford University in engineering, specializing in energy planning.
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Last Updated: Jul 17, 2013