U.S. ENERGY POLICY LEAD
Cameron Brooks is President of Tolerable Planet Enterprises, an advisory firm that provides a unique combination of regulatory engagement, business development and policy strategy. He is also the founder and President of E9 Insight, a Boulder, Colorado, firm that tracks regulatory proceedings and provides customized research for U.S. electric utility industry companies, agencies, and organizations. In these capacities he has worked with organizations including U.S. Department of Energy, Lawrence Berkeley National Labs, Google, Energy Foundation, Tendril, Varentec, Navigant Research, Mission:data, Gridwise Alliance, and the Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative. Cameron is a seasoned executive whose career includes senior positions in smart grid, clean energy, finance and project development firms and nonprofits. Cameron was Vice President of Policy for Tendril, where he was a leader in advancing open data policies before the US Congress, Department of Energy, White House, FCC, FERC and both federal and state agencies. Previously, Cameron structured development partnerships for renewable energy credits and carbon offsets at Renewable Choice Energy and led public-private investment outreach programs for the Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA). Cameron’s earlier experience spans a wide range of environmental, green building and adventure and environmental media roles. Cameron is a graduate of Yale University and holds an MBA from Cornell University. He and his family live in Boulder, Colorado.