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Thomas H.  Harvey
Chairman of the Board

Mr. Harvey was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company effective December 31, 2006. Mr. Harvey is the Chief Executive Officer of Energy Innovation: Policy and Technology LLC, an energy and environmental policy firm located in San Francisco. He is also the Director of the American Energy Innovation Council, a consortium of prominent United States CEOs organized to promote new energy technology. From 2007 through 2011, Mr. Harvey was the Founder and CEO of the ClimateWorks Foundation, the world’s largest philanthropic program dedicated to achieving low-carbon economic prosperity. From January 2002 to April 2008, Mr. Harvey served as the Environment Program Director of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. From January 1991 to January 2002, Mr. Harvey served as President of Energy Foundation. Mr. Harvey’s executive positions with multiple non-profit organizations provide him with strong organizational and leadership skills, which make him particularly well-suited to serve as Chairman of the Board and as Chairman of the Board’s Executive Committee. Mr. Harvey also has gained extensive investment experience through his management of the investment portfolio for a non-profit organization and as the manager of multiple financial trusts. Mr. Harvey holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in engineering from Stanford University, with a focus on large systems management.