Alisa Ferguson is a consultant and writer helping clients accelerate clean energy innovation
Alisa works with clients on strategic communications, content development, policy and regulation, and partnership/coalition development. She writes regularly on the role of innovation in solving our biggest energy and environmental challenges.
Alisa has ghostwritten for corporate executives and government officials and has experience developing a variety of written content, including op-eds, speeches, blog posts, newsletters, grants and other funding applications, white papers, Congressional testimony, and in-depth analysis and reports. She previously contributed to regularly-published policy and regulatory analysis for Bernstein Research, Wall Street’s premier sell-side research firm.
Alisa has worked with a wide variety of organizations in the private sector, ranging from Fortune 500 companies such as Google, GE, Applied Materials, JP Morgan Chase, The Boeing Company, and Honeywell International to the venture capital community, early-stage cleantech companies, trade associations, national laboratories, and non-profits including the XPRIZE Foundation and Pew Charitable Trusts. Previously, she spent almost a decade on Capitol Hill, playing a lead role in the establishment of the Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E), clean energy programs in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), and Department of Energy R&D programs focused on fossil fuels, nuclear, renewable energy, biofuels, and smart grid technologies.
Alisa holds a B.S.F.S., cum laude, from the Georgetown University Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service. She is based in Los Angeles, CA.
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