Chief Executive Officer, Energy Innovation, San Francisco
Airbus Distinguished Visitor - Class of Fall 2015
Hal Harvey is the CEO of Energy Innovation. He is also a senior fellow for Energy and the Environment at the Paulson Institute. He is the founder and former CEO of ClimateWorks Foundation, a network of foundations that promote polices to reduce the threat of climate change. From 2001-2008, Harvey served as Environment Program Director at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. From 1990 through 2001, he served as president of the Energy Foundation, which he also founded. Harvey has served on energy panels appointed by Presidents George H. W. Bush and Clinton and has published two books and dozens of articles on energy and national security issues. Harvey is president of the board of directors of the New-Land Foundation and chairman of the board of MB Financial Corporation. Harvey earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Stanford University in engineering, with a specialization in energy planning.