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Michael H. Schwartz, Senior Advisor, Hydro One

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Michael Schwartz is Chief Executive Officer of New Wave Energy Capital Partners, a firm providing strategic and investment advisory services to energy industry executive management.

He is presently a senior advisor to Hydro One, where he focuses on strategic growth initiatives, including Utility of the Future. Since 2011 he has served as senior advisor to a number of electric utilities and leading energy industry companies as well as the Gerhard R. Andlinger Visiting Professor in Energy and the Environment and Visiting Research Scholar at Princeton University.

From 2006 to 2011 he served in several senior management positions at Duke Energy Corp, including Senior Vice President- Policy, Strategy and Strategic Initiatives.  Dr. Schwartz came to Duke in 2006 with over two decades of experience in the US energy industry, including oil/gas, power generation, electric transmission and alternative energy.