Scott Foster is the director of United Nations Economic Commission for Europe’s Sustainable Energy Division. With more than thirty-five years of experience in energy, he has worked extensively with governments, industry, and international organizations on energy policy, market design and regulation, and climate change strategies. He has also focused on assisting energy stakeholders address the critical challenges of sustainability, technology choice, and investment mobilization.
Before founding Nomad Energy Consulting in 2004, Foster was vice president of Global Regulatory Affairs with AES Corporation, Senior Director for Global Power with Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA), and Senior Expert on Electricity for the International Energy Agency. Foster holds a BA from Dartmouth College, an MS in Civil Engineering from Stanford University, and an MBA from UC Berkeley.