Robert L. Pratt

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Rob Pratt "is Senior Vice President of the Henry P. Kendall Foundation, heading up the Foundation’s climate change program. By catalyzing “massive energy efficiency implementation” in New England through programs such as the $100 million, 5 year program in Cambridge, Massachusetts, as well as advocating cutting edge, clean energy policy development, the Foundation hopes to demonstrate that significant greenhouse gas emissions can be reduced in the short to mid-term. Rob formerly served as Director of the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative’s Renewable Energy Trust (RET), the $250 million fund through which he developed a series of innovative programs designed to promote the use of clean energy technologies and build investment in the state’s renewable energy industry.

"Mr. Pratt is Chairman of the board of the International Institute for Energy Conservation (IIEC), promoting energy efficiency policies and their implementation in developing countries, a non-profit organization that he founded in 1984. He serves as Treasurer and is on the board of the Alliance to Save Energy (ASE), the largest non-profit organization in the U.S. solely dedicated to the promotion and acceleration of energy efficiency. Rob is on the board of the Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA), the organization of 17 renewable energy state funds; and is Chairman Emeritus and a member of the Advisory Board of the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE), a non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C. focused on bringing renewable energy into the economic mainstream in the U.S. He also serves on the board of the Cambridge Energy Alliance.

"Prior to directing the Renewable Energy Trust, Mr. Pratt was the founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Energia Global International, Ltd. (EGI), one of the leading renewable energy companies in Latin America. Founded in 1991 as a startup, EGI (now Enel Latin America) became a major development company in the region, with hydroelectric, wind and distribution assets in Costa Rica, Guatemala, El Salvador and Chile Mr. Pratt received an MPA degree from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, a JD degree from Georgetown University Law Center, and a BA degree in government with high honors from Wesleyan University." [1]

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  1. Trustees, Henry P. Kendall Foundation, accessed February 16, 2008.