Harrison Wellford, Chairman, Wellford Energy Group

Harrison Wellford is a Senior Advisor at Lovelace Energy Advisors and was a co-founder of Wellford Energy Advisors in 2009 with Laura Lovelace. He has spent 25 years in the alternative energy industry. In the public sector, he has advised Democratic Presidents-elect, Presidential nominees and Senate Committees on Presidential transition planning for over 20 years. Mr. Wellford was Executive Director of the Office of Management and Budget in the Executive Office of the President. In the US Senate, Mr. Wellford served as Chief Legislative Assistant to the late Senator Philip A. Hart.

In the private sector, he was Chairman of Latham & Watkins energy practice where he focused on project finance and regulatory issues. He was a leading advocate for the creation of the competitive power industry and was a founder of the largest trade association for the independent power companies.

Mr. Wellford holds a Ph.D. in Government from Harvard University and a Juris Doctor degree from Georgetown University Law School. He was a Marshall Scholar at Cambridge University and Valedictorian of his graduating class at Davidson College.