Chad Laurent – CTEC2018

Chad Laurent

Chad Laurent

Chad Laurent

Principal at Cadmus

Chad Laurent, Esq. is a Principal at Cadmus where he leads the firm’s clean energy market development practice. He is a nationally recognized expert in renewable energy market development strategies. Since 2010 he has overseen multiple US Department of Energy SunShot Initiative projects on behalf of Cadmus, is currently working with the U.S. EPA Green Power Partnership Program, and has worked on developing renewable energy procurement strategies for clients since 2003. He frequently works with corporate, university, non-profit, and municipal clients to develop renewable energy supply, and procurement strategies. Mr. Laurent has developed renewable energy policies, and power purchase agreement toolkits and procurement policies both in the US and internationally, and is an on-call legal and policy expert for the Clean Energy Solutions Center. He recently supported Vietnam with their first solar net metering policy, supported the development of renewable energy PPAs in Trinidad, and Tobago, and has assisted with wind and storage procurement efforts in Antigua and Barbuda. He is the lead author for the Pathways to 100, and Pathways to EV (forthcoming) reports. He holds a Juris Doctor from Suffolk University Law School where he was a Rappaport Honors Fellow in Law and Public Policy (in collaboration with the Rappaport Institute at Harvard University), and a B.S. from the University of Michigan. He is a professionally trained mediator, facilitator, and is admitted to the Massachusetts Bar.

Speakers

Hon. Joseph Hew

Honorable Minister, Cayman Islands Government

Karel Tujeehut

Manager Corporate Strategy & Business Development at Aqualectra Netherlands

Chad Laurent

Principal at Cadmus

Rudolf A. Garmes

Power Supply Chain Manager, Program Manager at Aqualectra (utility company of Curaçao)

Louis Boucher

Deputy Executive Director - Energy & Utilities Utility Regulation and Competition Office, Cayman Islands

H.E Dr Walton A Webson

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Antigua and Barbuda to the United Nations

Gillian Charles-Gollop

Executive Director, Corporate Finance and Advisory at CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank

Angelos Bacopoulos

President, Bacopo Environmental Solutions, Inc.

Noel Zamot

Revitalization Coordinator, Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico

Maurice Henderson

NASA Exhibits and Education Outreach Coordinator

Leroy A.E. Abraham

General Manager/CEO of the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation (BVIEC)

Collin Cover

General Manager, Grenada Electricity Services Limited

Devon O. Niel Gardner, Ph.D.

Programme Manager for Energy and Head of the Energy Unit, Caribbean Community Secretariat

James Whittaker

Founder and President of the Cayman Renewable Energy Association (CREA) and Founder of Greentech Group

Sacha Tibbetts

Vice President Customer Service and Technology

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