About John Howley
John Howley is an internationally recognized expert, educator and thought leader in the field of sustainable energy. He leads a global energy management company with operations in the US and Asia, and he edits a green energy newsletter read by more than 10,000 business leaders around the world.
John's professional focus has been at the intersection of technology, competition, and government policy for more than 30 years. He has advised energy and technology companies on intellectual property and competition policies and strategies. He has also advised the governments of the United Kingdom, India, Mongolia and the Philippines. He is a member of the New York Academy of Sciences and the US-China Green Energy Council
Throughout his career, John has played a leadership role in education. He has served as Vice Chair of the Skidmore College Board of Trustees and as Chair of its Presidential Search Committee, Chair of its Infrastructure Committee, and Co-Chair of its Strategic Planning Committee. John has also served on the Board of Trustees of the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities in New York, as a Trustee of New York Law School, and as Vice Chair of the Board and Chair of the Financial Policy Committee of the Northfield Mount Hermon School in Massachusetts.
John speaks frequently on sustainability issues at corporations, universities, and conferences around the world. He has been invited to speak at the Harvard Business School, the Asian Institute of Management, the Global e-Services Conference, Elliott Masie's Annual LEARNING Conferences, and the Asia Society, among other well-known conferences and institutions.
John is known as an approachable speaker, blending humor, intellectual substance and story-telling with high levels of audience involvement.