Greg Kats

Founder and CEO Of Smart Surfaces Coalition

Greg is Founder and CEO of the Smart Surfaces Coalition, comprising 40 organization committed to transforming urban surfaces to slow climate change, cool cities and address EJ issues. He served as Managing Director of Good Energies, a several billion-dollar global clean energy PE/VC fund investing in renewable energy and low carbon firms. Greg served for 5 years as the Director of Financing for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy at the US Department of Energy. He is a founder of both the American Council on Renewable Energy and the country’s first green bank. Greg received the first US Green Building Council Lifetime Achievement Award, is an honorary lifetime member of the AIA, and is the author of Greening our Built World.