Laura S. Lovelace

Laura S. Lovelace is Founder and Managing Partner of Lovelace Energy Advisors. Laura has been instrumental in leveraging over $1 billion from the public sector to mobilize private investments in innovative energy projects. Her expertise in public policy and private finance enables her to create and execute strategies which bridge the gap between public and private sector funding to develop and deploy (commercialize) clean energy.

Laura has represented former Governors, Mayors, Cabinet Secretaries, Venture Capitalists, Private Equity Members and Project Developers to obtain non-dilutive funding and overcome policy hurdles at the federal and state levels. The goal is to develop innovative technologies and to build economies of scale for existing innovations related to lowering the carbon footprint. Laura has represented clients in most stages of technology development and continues to work at the nexus of technology, policy and finance.

Laura co-founded the Wellford Energy Group, where she played a pivotal role in promoting sustainable energy initiatives. Laura held positions in the White House Office of Policy Development and the United States Department of the Treasury where she focused on domestic and economic policy. At Treasury, she worked with the White House, the Department of Energy, and the Department of Commerce on the National Energy Policy Task Force. Her experience in the financial sector includes tenures in the Institutional Debt and Equities groups at Goldman Sachs & Co., in their New York office.

Laura graduated with distinction from Dartmouth College as a Presidential Scholar and holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Tuck School at Dartmouth. She received the Hamptons (NY) Power List Award by Schneps Media, participated in “Power Women 30” at the home of NYC Mayor Eric Adams, and serves on the Board of Restore Trust, George P. Bush, Chairman. Her passion is proving that helping the environment is financially profitable through the deployment of clean energy.