Mr. Andrew Paterson
More than two decades tracking Environmental and Energy Market data and trends with Environmental Business International (www.environmentalbusiness.org)
Served in Policy Office at US Dept of Energy for 10 years (1997-2007) reviewing energy technology and finance issues broadly, including nuclear power.
Works in project evaluation and public-private finance with EBI affiliate Verdigris Capital, LLC.
Graduated from Stanford in Human Biology & Economics, and is working part time toward his PhD in Public Policy at George Mason Univ (National Nuclear Energy Strategy).
He was selected by faculty as Scholar of the year in 2013.
Mr. Paterson brings nearly three decades of experience to projects in the energy and environmental industries, focused on commercial market and policy analysis in energy technology and finance.
He is a principal and board member with Environmental Business International, and with its financing affiliate, Verdigris Capital, LLC. He speaks at numerous EPA and industry conferences, is a skilled moderator in energy policy forums, and speaks on political and policy developments each year at the Environmental Business Summit (www.ebionline.org).
In 2013 he was awarded a part-time senior fellowship with the Energy & Environment Program at the Atlantic Council, and published a study on "Redefining Leadership in the Global Nuclear Energy Market".www.atlanticcouncil.org/publications/reports/redefining-leadership-in-the-global-nuclear-energy-market
For five years he served on the Finance Task Force of the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum for the US Dept. of Energy.
He has also worked directly on a variety of public-private partnership engagements focused on financing innovative energy sector technologies. Mr. Paterson conducted a wide variety of technical and industrial analyses with the US Department of Energy (DOE) over two decades, including a five-year stint on the Technology Committee of the DOE Environmental Management Advisory Board.
He was deeply involved in crafting provisions in the Energy Policy Act of 2005.
Mr. Paterson graduated from Stanford with a degree in Human Biology and Environmental Policy, attended the Cornell Graduate School of Business in a program sponsored by PriceWaterhouse.
In the 1980s, he formulated and managed a technology commercialization program with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He is also currently working toward his Ph.D at George Mason University, where he was chosen Scholar of the Year in 2013.