Andrew "Andy" Paterson, EBI’s man in the Nation's Capitol, has more than 30 years' experience working in the energy and environmental sectors. He is a Principal of EBI financial affililate Verdigris Capital, advising a variety of clients and agencies on public sector and project finance. Previously he served as a Director for Econergy, a clean energy and carbon offset developer, where he managed consulting engagements on a variety of projects for energy, environmental and power sector clients in North America and abroad. During the last 10 years he served as a financial advisor on structuring federal energy policy programs, and as the lead commercial market analyst for a number of energy sector studies with the Department of Energy. Andy has a BA from Stanford University in Human Biology and Environmental Policy and attended the Cornell Graduate School of Business. He speaks on energy trends and environmental topics to a number of trade associations regularly, and is a moderator for the CCS Alliance. He was recently appointed a visiting Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council for their Energy & Environment Program.