NY-BEST Board of Directors

Permanent Director 

Alicia Barton

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)

 

Alicia Barton was appointed the president and CEO of the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) on June 26, 2017. Ms. Barton has held public and private sector leadership roles advancing clean energy projects and companies for over a decade.

Immediately prior to her appointment, Ms. Barton served as co-chair of the Energy and Cleantech Practice at Foley Hoag, LLP, a global law firm based in Boston, where her practice focused on the representation of clean energy companies in emerging market areas such as offshore wind and energy storage. Ms. Barton’s other private sector work included serving as chief of operations of the Global Utility business unit at SunEdison where she led teams working on utility-scale wind and solar projects.

 

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