Roger Ballentine is the President of Green Strategies Inc., where he provides management consulting services to corporate clients on sustainability, climate change and the integration of energy and environmental policy considerations into transaction and business strategy. He is also Venture Partner with Arborview Capital, making growth equity investment in clean energy companies. Previously, Roger was a senior member of the White House staff, serving President Bill Clinton as Chairman of the White House Climate Change Task Force and Deputy Assistant to the President for Environmental Initiatives. In addition to being a frequent speaker and media commentator, he has been a Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School teaching in the area of energy and climate policy and a Senior Fellow at the Progressive Policy Institute in Washington D.C. Roger is the Co-Chair of the Aspen Institute’s annual Clean Energy Forum and currently serves on the Advisory Boards of the Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) (where he was a founding Board member in 2001), Uptake Technologies, 8 Rivers Capital, Clean Capital LLC, Brilliant Light Power, and the Ingersoll Rand Sustainability Advisory Council. Roger is a graduate of the University of Connecticut and the Harvard Law School. He is a member of the Connecticut, District of Columbia, and the United States Supreme Court bars.