Speaker Profile

Adam Diamant

Technical Executive, Energy and Climate Analysis Program, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

Adam Diamant is a Technical Executive in the Energy and Climate Analysis Program at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). Mr. Diamant’s current research focuses on the development and evolution of international greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions trading programs, the design and implementation of GHG emissions offsets policies and programs, and developing information and methods to help electric companies make strategic decisions in the face of climate policy uncertainty.

Previously, Mr. Diamant founded and operated a private consulting firm that specialized in economic and policy analysis of key energy and environmental issues. Mr. Diamant also was Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of UtilityGuide, Inc., an Internet start-up firm that helped individuals and small business manage their utility services online. Mr. Diamant also worked as a Policy Analyst in the Executive Office of the President of the United States, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), where he was responsible for oversight of the regulatory programs of the U.S. Department of the Interior and the U.S. Forest Service.

Mr. Diamant holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Master in Public Policy degree from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.