Stephen Wiel

Advisory Board Member at READ Global

After more than 50 years in energy and environmental matters, Steve retired from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. While at the Lab, he led DOE’s effort to provide technical assistance in climate change mitigation to developing countries. Steve has published extensively on the subject of energy efficiency and the environment, and has served as a member of U.S. teams advising officials worldwide.  Prior to Berkeley Lab, Steve served as a Public Service Commissioner regulating Nevada’s utility companies, taught at UNR and American University, and much more.

Steve is founder and Board Chairman of CLASP, an international NGO that promotes appliance and equipment energy efficiency worldwide. He currently serves on several other Boards as well.  And, for the past several years, a ‘retired’ Steve has been overseeing his family’s involvement in the preservation of a critical rainforest in Panama.

Steve holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Chemical Engineering from Stanford University, and a Doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs.


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