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At Altenex, Chris is the Director of Higher Education Programs, sharing what he learned at American University with other colleges and universities across North America, helping to catalyze the transformation of America’s electricity supply to clean and renewable sources. He is also a founding board director of the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council, and serves on the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s (AASHE) Advisory Committee. Prior to Altenex, Chris was Director of Sustainability at American University, where he spearheaded power purchase agreements (PPAs) for a megawatt of onsite solar PV and solar thermal, and a 52 megawatt offsite solar PV project, the largest non-utility PPA in higher education at the time. Chris teaches about energy, climate, carbon markets and sustainable purchasing in the Sustainability Management program at AU’s Kogod School of Business.