Co-Founder, Chairman, and Chief Scientist, Rocky Mountain Institute
Recovering physicist Amory Lovins, FRSA, is co-founder, chairman, and chief scientist of Rocky Mountain Institute (www.rmi.org); energy advisor to major firms and governments in 50+ countries for 40+ years; and author of 31 books and over 450 papers. He is a recipient of the Blue Planet, Volvo, Zayed, Onassis, Nissan, Shingo, and Mitchell prizes; MacArthur and Ashoka fellowships; 11 honorary doctorates; and the Heinz, Lindbergh, Right Livelihood, (U.S.) National Design, and World Technology awards.
A Harvard and Oxford dropout, former Oxford don, honorary U.S. architect, and Swedish engineering academician, Amory has taught at 10 universities, most recently Stanford and the (U.S.) Naval Postgraduate School. In 2009, Time named him one of the world's 100 most influential people, and Foreign Policy, one of the 100 top global thinkers.
Amory's latest books are Small Is Profitable (2009, www.smallisprofitable.org), Winning the Oil Endgame (2004, www.oilendgame.com), The Essential Amory Lovins (2011), and Reinventing Fire (2011, www.reinventingfire.com).