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)