Director, Sustainable Energy
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
- CD3: GAS AND RENEWABLES - PARTNERS IN THE LOW CARBON ENERGY TRANSITION
Scott Foster has been the Director of Sustainable Energy at the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) since 2011. With more than 35 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. His particular focus recently has been assisting energy stakeholders address the critical challenges of sustainability, technology choice, and investment mobilization. Before founding Nomad Energy Consulting in 2004, he was the 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.
Scott holds a bachelor’s degress from Dartmouth College, a master’s degree in Civil Engineering from Stanford University, and an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley.