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Christopher Hessler

Founding Partner

Business Development & Strategy
Clean Air Act
Decarbonization Market Development
Energy Policy
Energy Efficiency
Environmental Commodity Markets

  • Cap and Trade
  • Low Carbon Fuel Standard
  • Renewable Fuel Standard

International Regulatory Initiatives

About Chris

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, improve public policy, 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.

Professional Experience

Deputy Staff Director, U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
Advisor, New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman
Advisor, Congressman Dick Zimmer (NJ-12)
Consultant, Holt, Ross, and Yulish, Inc. Public Affairs


B.A., History, The George Washington University