Mr. Rob Pratt has been a national and international leader in clean energy for more than 40 years, as a for-profit and non-profit entrepreneur, a clean energy funder, and a governmental leader. He has founded or co-founded three companies and three non-profit organizations, directed a $250 million quasi-state renewable energy fund as well as the clean energy funding for a foundation, and has been a policy leader in energy efficiency and renewable energy for much of his career. Mr. Pratt is the founder and Chairman, and until recently the CEO, of GreenerU, a company dedicated to helping colleges and universities become climate leaders while reducing energy, water and infrastructure costs. He was the founder, Chairman and CEO of Energia Global International (EGI, now Enel Latin America), a company that became one of the leading renewable energy companies in Central America. From a startup in 1991, EGI became the largest private power company in Costa Rica through the development, financing and construction of high head hydroelectric and wind projects, with substantial power and distribution assets in Guatemala, El Salvador and Chile.
Prior to GreenerU, Rob was the Senior Vice President of the Henry P. Kendall Foundation, where he led foundation initiatives focused on energy efficiency policy and financing innovations. He also served as Director of the Massachusetts Renewable Energy Trust, a major fund promoting the development of renewable energy projects as well as clean energy economic development in MA. Rob currently serves as the Chairman, founder (1984) and board member of the International Institute for Energy Conservation; Chairman Emeritus and Advisory Board member of the American Council on Renewable Energy;Executive Committee and board member of the Alliance to Save Energy; and Executive Committee and board member of the New England Clean Energy Council. He 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 from Wesleyan University.
Through your kind contribution of $50, $100, $250, $500, or even $1000, you can help us raise the $10,000 needed to build the well in the next 3-6 months and you can be part of this very real community effort that will positively impact every person in Mapintade. read more...