Alexander Pugh has spent 11 years as an energy industry professional. He is currently a Development Manager at Hecate Energy. In this role, he leads business and project development efforts for HecateSOLAR LA to develop more than 20 MW of commercial solar generation and Hecate Energy’s Northern California battery storage projects. Alex is also the lead project manager for Hecate Energy’s 10 MW solar project with the Port of Los Angeles. Prior to Hecate Energy, Alex was Senior Project Manager at Southern California Edison for almost 5 years where he managed corporate strategy and developed public policy on electric transportation and environmental issues. Alex also worked at the Senior Public Policy Manager at the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, where he developed and advocated to improve the local business climate for public transportation, goods movement and conventional and renewable energy. Alex holds an MBA from the Anderson School of Business at UC Los Angeles and a BA in Environmental Studies from UC Santa Cruz.