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Faculty and Executive Leadership Directory

Beverly Z. Alexander

Co-Director, Cleantech to Market Program
Haas Economic Analysis and Policy Group
Energy Institute at Haas
(415) 259-7336
Email: click on the envelope icon below for full email address
Academic Status: On duty
Office Hours: Thursdays 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and by appointment, Professional Faculty Suite (F502)
Curriculum Vitae (in PDF format, Acrobat Reader required)
LinkedIn Profile


JD, Law, UC Berkeley
BA, Environmental Studies & History, Highest Honors, UC Santa Cruz


Positions Held

At Haas since 2009

2009 – present, Co-Director, Cleantech to Market (C2M), Haas School of Business

2009 – present, Lecturer, Haas School of Business

2007 – 2009, Principal, Exergy Consulting

1999 – 2006, Vice President, Pacific Gas & Electric Company

1999, Chief Counsel, Pacific Gas & Electric Company

1995 – 1998, Director, Pacific Gas & Electric Company

1992 – 1994, Air Quality Attorney, Pacific Gas & Electric Company

1988 – 1991, Environmental Attorney, McCutchen, Doyle Brown & Enersen

1987 – 1988, Law Clerk, US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Honorable Harry Pregerson

External Service and Assignments

  • Environmental Resilience Accelerator to address climate change adaptation issues
  • UC Berkeley Innovation Council to support Berkeley entrepreneurship
  • Berkeley Energy & Resources Collaborative to support student activities in these fields

Current Research and Interests

  • Integrated low carbon energy strategies
  • Energy efficiency, demand response & smart grid
  • Business leadership development


  • Cleantech to Market

Honors and Awards

  • Top “40 Under Forty” Attorneys in the United States, National Law Journal 1995
  • Over 75 awards for clean energy programs, including:
    • Energy Star Sustained Excellence, US EPA & DOE 2006
    • Environmental & Economic Leadership, California Governor’s Office 2005
    • Energy Star Partner of the Year, US EPA & DOE 2003
  • Haas “Club of Six” for excellence in teaching (multiple years); among top faculty for embodying Haas cultural values
  • Berkeley-Haas 2013 Best Case Award for case study on clean tech commercialization

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