Peter Fox-Penner

Peter Fox-Penner is the Director of Boston University’s Institute for Sustainable Energy and a Professor of Practice in the Questrom School of Business. His research and writing interests are in the areas of electric power strategy, regulation, and governance; energy and climate policy; and the relationships between public and private economic activity, including corporate social responsibility. He is the author of Smart Power, a book widely credited with foreseeing the future transformation of the power industry now used and cited all over the world, as well as other books in this area.

Peter also holds a part-time appointment as Chief Strategy Officer for Energy Impact Partners, a private equity firm, and is an academic advisor to the Brattle Group, an economic and financial consulting firm where he was previously a principal, Director, and Chairman for 14 years. He is on the board of directors for LRI Inc., an energy efficiency firm, and is on the advisory board of EOS Energy Storage. In addition, since 2014, he has been a Senior Policy Scholar at the Georgetown Center for Law and Public Policy.