Holmes Hummel Impact Finance Center Senior Advisor

Holmes Hummel

Senior Advisor

Washington, DC

Founder of Clean Energy Works, which accelerates investments in the clean energy economy through Pay As You Save solutions, opening doors to low cost financing and connecting more people and businesses with solution providers who can get the job done.

Board Director at Cornerstone Capital.

Previously served as Senior Policy Advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Policy & International Affairs at the U.S. Department of Energy.

Taught Climate Policy Design for the Energy Resources Group at UC-Berkeley and founded a popular course for Silicon Valley professionals covering similar topics.

Served as an AAAS Congressional Science Fellow focusing on energy and climate policy through the office of Congressman Jay Inslee, co-author of Apollo’s Fire.

Completed a PhD at Stanford University on ways to interpret global energy scenarios to highlight valuable insights for investors and policy-makers.

Previously worked at Google.org, advising development of its energy & climate strategy, and also at Silicon Energy (now Itron) crafting energy strategies for major corporate consumers.

International experience includes work on renewable energy in South Africa, oil development issues in Ecuador, global energy scenarios in Europe, and energy technology policy in China.