Richard Rosen is a former Fellow and founding board member of the Tellus Institute. He has thirty-five years of experience in energy sector resource planning and management, as well as environmental compliance. In the 1990s, Dr. Rosen’s research has focused on the economics and feasibility of restructuring and deregulating the electricity utility industry. In a wide variety of regulatory and public planning settings, he has presented detailed analyses of alternative energy supply options, renewable resources, environmental impacts, energy efficiency technologies, and integrated electric power plans. His current research focus is on alternative economic visions and models for the global economy over the long-term, including new approaches to the allocation of capital needed for sustainability and the regulation of investments. He holds a PhD in Physics from Columbia University.