Board of Directors

Scott Edward Anderson
Global Marketing Director – Cleantech
Ernst & Young LLP

Scott Edward Anderson is currently global marketing director for Ernst & Young’s Global Cleantech Center. Scott was founder and principal of VerdeStrategy, a consulting and advisory firm focused on the cleantech, energy, and environment sectors. He is also cofounder of the Cleantech Alliance Mid-Atlantic (CAMA), a regional business network for entrepreneurs, investors, and service providers working in the sector.

Scott has over 20 years experience in management, marketing, capital raising and business development. He has held management positions for large institutions, such as The Nature Conservancy, the world’s most successful global conservation organization, and Ashoka, a social venture capital organization with operations in 72 countries worldwide, and has consulted with dozens of green and cleantech businesses and social entrepreneurs around the globe.

Scott writes the popular blog, The Green Skeptic, and is a frequent commentator on Fox Business Network’s Varney & Co., WSJ.com, and StockTwits.tv, among other media outlets.

In addition, Scott has served as an Advisory Board member for The Energy Collective, an energy policy, climate change and alternative energy community; GoodCompany Ventures, a social enterprise incubator; One Degree Solar, a supplier of solar energy and lighting products created specifically for individuals and small businesses in developing countries, and GreenMicrofinance, LLC, which develops alternative energy projects in the developing world.

While at The Nature Conservancy, he was part of the Global Climate Change and Global Marine Strategy Teams, which developed high-level global strategies for the organization, and was a John C. Sawhill Conservation Leadership Fellow. He has also been a Salzburg Global Fellow and a Senior Fellow of the Environmental Leadership Program.

 

Kevin P. Brown

Senior Partner
Hobbs & Towne, Inc.

Kevin is an experienced executive search professional who joined Hobbs & Towne, Inc. in March 2003 to expand the burgeoning technology and energy practices as well as lead the development of the company’s life sciences executive search business.

Kevin has 19 years of experience in executive search and is expert in working with early stage companies and their investors. Kevin has been instrumental in helping Hobbs & Towne’s grow its reputation as one of the most highly regarded boutique search firms in the country and the leading cleantech and renewable energy search firm in North America.

In just over seven years, Kevin has developed and expanded client relationships with 5AM Ventures, Acorn Energy, Alexion Pharmaceuticals, AquaSpy, Blue Square Energy, BP, Catalent (formerly Cardinal Health), Cisco Systems, CMEA Ventures, Coalogix, Cyrium Technologies, Cytheris, Daiichi-Sankyo, DataCeutics, Emerald Technology Ventures, Inflection Point Ventures, Johnson & Johnson, Merck, Morgan AM&T, Milestone Venture Partners, Osage BioEnergy, Pangaea Ventures, Pfizer, Shire plc., Schering-Plough Corporation, SkillSurvey Incorporated, Taro Pharmaceuticals, Waste Management and Wildcat Discovery Technologies.

Search assignments have included the following: CEO, Board Member, CFO, COO, CTO, CIO, Medical Director, VP Regulatory Affairs, SVP Global Quality, VP R&D, VP Human Resources, Vice President Business Development, among others.

Prior to joining Hobbs & Towne, Kevin was a Principal and equity owner of one of the fastest growing Human Capital Management companies in the country. During his 12 year tenure, Kevin was a key factor in the growth of this company, founded as an executive search firm with 9 employees when he joined them in 1991 to over 750 people. He co-founded their pharmaceutical and information technology search practices. He was consistently one of the top producers in the company and the youngest partner in the history of the firm.

Kevin lives in Strafford, PA (just outside Philadelphia) with his wife Courtney, son Tripper and their twin daughters, Chloe and Claire.

He is a product of Drexel University, is founder and co-chair of the Cleantech Alliance Mid-Atlantic (CAMA), he was the co-founder of Renewable Energy Business Network Mid-Atlantic, he is a member of the Advisory Board of the Southeastern PA Smart Energy Initiative and Energy Advisory Committee of the Ben Franklin Technology Partners.
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