speakerDan Avery

Oregon Department of Energy

Dan Avery is a senior renewable energy policy analyst with Oregon Department of Energy who works with public and private interests to help advance renewable energy opportunities and their supporting policy. Dan believes that sustainability, in the social, economic and environmental sense, is the guiding influence for planning and decision making.  Renewable, clean and affordable energy opportunities are a major foundation piece for a sustainable world. Dan has worked on energy and natural resource issues in the Pacific Northwest for over 25 years and has worked in federal, state and private industry.  He has worked in regulatory, conservation and public planning arenas.


Dan holds a MBA in Sustainable Business and Renewable Energy from Marylhurst University and a BS in Marine Biology from Texas A&M.