Henry A. Courtright, P.E.
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Henry A. “Hank” Courtright serves as Senior Vice President of Global Strategy and External Relations at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) in Palo Alto, California. His responsibilities include guiding corporate strategy for EPRI’s global business, strategic relationships management with energy company executives and stakeholders from around the world; oversight of federal, state and international government relations; and corporate communications to stakeholders and the public. He has previously served as Senior Vice President of Member and External Relations; Vice President, Environment overseeing EPRI environmental sciences research; as Vice President, Generation overseeing research on fossil, hydro and renewable generation; and as a Technical Director on energy efficiency programs.

Courtright has over 35 years of experience in the electric utility industry with EPRI and Pennsylvania Power and Light Company.

He served on numerous energy advisory groups including being selected by the U.S. Secretary of Energy for the National Coal Council (NCC) and the NCC Board of Directors. He was founding co-chair of the Utility Committee for the American Council on Renewable Energy. He serves as a special advisor to the Alliance to Save Energy’s Policy Commission on Energy Productivity. He has served on the Advisory Board of the San Francisco State University College of Engineering and was Board Chair for several years.

Courtright received a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from the Pennsylvania State University, a Master of Business Administration from Lehigh University and he is a graduate of the MIT Nuclear Reactor Technology Program. Courtright is a licensed Professional Engineer in Pennsylvania and California.