Hal Harvey

CEO,
ClimateWorks Foundation

Hal Harvey is the CEO of ClimateWorks Foundation. ClimateWorks is an international philanthropic network devoted to reducing the threat of climate change as well as building prosperous, low-carbon economies in nations with the highest greenhouse gas emissions. From 2001 to 2008, he served as environment program director at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. From 1990 to 2001, Mr. Harvey served as founder and president of the Energy Foundation, a joint initiative of six U.S. foundations, with programs in the United States and China. Mr. Harvey has served on energy panels appointed by President George H.W. Bush and President Bill Clinton, and has published two books and dozens of articles on energy, philanthropy, and national security issues. He is president of the board of directors of the New-Land Foundation and chairman of the board of MB Financial Corporation. Earlier in his career, he designed and built solar homes. Mr. Harvey has BS and MS degrees from Stanford University in engineering, specializing in energy planning.