Hal Harvey served as founder and president of the Energy Foundation, a joint initiative of six large U.S. foundations, from 1990 through 2001. From 2001 to 2008, he was environment program director at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. Mr. Harvey served on energy panels appointed by Presidents Bush (41) and Clinton, published two books and dozens of articles on energy and national security issues, and speaks widely on energy topics. He is president of the board of directors of the New-Land Foundation and chairman of the board of MB Financial Corporation. Earlier in his career, he designed and built solar homes. In 2005, Mr. Harvey served as Rhodes Chair and Lecturer in Public Policy at Arizona State University. He has B.S. and M.S. degrees from Stanford University in engineering, specializing in energy planning.