Carnegie Mellon University

Scott Institute External Advisory Council

The Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation works with an external advisory board that offers general strategic advice and guidance to the institute. Members include:

Aris Candris

  • Senior Advisor, Westinghouse Electric Company LLC
  • Trustee, Carnegie Mellon University

Jared L. Cohon

  • President Emeritus, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Director Emeritus, Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation 
  • University Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering and Engineering & Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University

Steven Hamburg

  • Chief Scientist, Environmental Defense Fund

Michael W. Howard

  • President and Chief Executive Officer, Electric Power Research Institute

Scott D. Izzo

  • Director, Richard King Mellon Foundation

Kathryn Jackson 

  • Director, Energy & Technology Consulting, KeySource, Inc.
  • Director, Portland General Electric Company
  • Director, Cameco Corporation

Alex Knaster

  • Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Pamplona Capital Management LLP

Raymond J. Lane

  • Managing Partner, GreatPoint Ventures
  • Partner Emeritus, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
  • Trustee, Carnegie Mellon University

Kathleen A. McGinty 

  • Board member, American Council on Renewable Energy
  • Board member, Energy Futures Initiative
  • Board member, Committee of Seventy
  • Board member, American Sustainable Business Council

J. Michael McQuade

  • Retired, Senior Vice President for Science and Technology, United Technologies Corporation
  • Trustee, Carnegie Mellon University

Oliver Morton

  • Briefings Editor, The Economist

David Porges

  • Chairman, Equitrans Midstream Corporation
  • Chairman and Interim Chief Executive Officer, EQT Corporation
  • Trustee, Carnegie Mellon University

Sherman Scott

  • President, Delmar Systems, Inc.

James Skea

  • Strategy Fellow, Research Councils UK Energy Programme

Daniel Swanson

  • Software Systems Engineer, Lockheed Martin Corporation

Susan Tierney

  • Managing Principal, Analysis Group
  • Chair, Resources for the Future's Board of Directors

Carol Williams

  • Retired, Executive Vice President, The Dow Chemical Company
  • Board member, Olin Corporation
  • Board member, Owens Illinois
  • Trustee, Carnegie Mellon University