Christopher Hessler

FOUNDING PARTNER

Clean Air, Energy Policy, Energy Independence, Low Carbon and Renewable Fuels , Emission Monitoring and Control

AS ONE OF THE NATION’S fore­most experts in clean air, envi­ron­men­tal mar­kets, and clean fuel poli­cies, Chris spe­cial­izes in improv­ing mar­kets for clean­tech inno­va­tors.  He helps clients refine and sharp­en their strate­gic plans to devel­op and deploy tech­nol­o­gy, par­tic­i­pate in envi­ron­men­tal mar­kets, and secure sup­port and fund­ing from pub­lic agen­cies, reg­u­la­tors and pol­i­cy­mak­ers.

With three decades of expe­ri­ence, Chris has built a client ros­ter and net­work span­ning glob­al pri­vate cor­po­ra­tions, nation­al non-prof­it orga­ni­za­tions, busi­ness and indus­try coali­tions, envi­ron­men­tal foun­da­tions, and research orga­ni­za­tions.

ISSUES EXPERTISE:
  • Clean Air: Clean Air Act
  • Energy Efficiency: Clean Power Plan 111d
  • Low Carbon Fuels: Renewable Fuel Standard, Low Carbon Fuel Standard
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
  • Deputy Staff Director for the United States Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
  • Advisor to New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman and Congressman Dick Zimmer (NJ-12).
  • Consultant at public affairs firm, Holt, Ross, and Yulish, Inc.
BOARDS AND EXPERT PANELS:
  • Low Carbon Fuels Advisory Panel
  • California Air Resources Board
  • Clean Air Act Advisory Committee, Environmental Protection Agency
  • Guest Lecturer, Georgetown University
  • Board of Directors, Northeast States Center for a Clean Air Future
PRESENTATIONS & PUBLICATIONS:
  • E85: A Tale of Two Markets
  • Presentation LCFS Credit Price
  • Fostering Industrial Energy Efficiency through EPA’s Clean Power Plan
  • ESCO Technical Paper on Performance Contracting in Section 111(d)