Paul Pelosi, Jr.

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Paul Pelosi, Jr.
Born (1969-01-23) January 23, 1969 (age 45)
San Francisco, California, U.S.
Residence San Francisco, California
Education Georgetown University
Occupation Businessman
Parents Nancy Pelosi
Paul Pelosi
Relatives Alexandra Pelosi
Christine Pelosi

Paul Francis Pelosi, Jr. (born January 23, 1969) is the son of Nancy Pelosi (former Speaker of the United States House of Representatives) and a speaker on environmental policies[1] that encourage individuals and local governments to take a more active role in conserving natural resources and reducing carbon footprints. Pelosi has spoken at conferences in Stockholm, Milan, and Amsterdam. Pelosi is a contributor to the anthology Inside the Minds: Navigating Green Construction and Energy Initiatives, forthcoming from Aspatore Books in Spring 2009.

Pelosi is a graduate of Georgetown University with a Bachelor of Arts in History (Cum Laude, 1991) and a JD/MBA (Joint Degree 1995) with an emphasis in International Business.[2] In 1991, Pelosi was a Gillette All Star Athlete in Track and he received the Georgetown International Human Rights Award in 1994.

Biography[edit]

Paul Pelosi has 16 years experience in advising emerging and Fortune 500 companies in the areas of finance, infrastructure, sustainability and public policy. Pelosi is a founding member of Cisco Connected Urban Development and under the direction of Cisco CEO John Chambers, Pelosi worked with San Francisco, Birmingham, Amsterdam, Hamburg, Lisbon, Madrid and Seoul to attempt to demonstrate how network connectivity might reduce carbon emissions in urban environments.

In 2003, Pelosi was appointed by San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown to the city's Commission on the Environment.[3] The commission is responsible for developing policies and programs in recycling, toxics reduction, environmental justice, energy efficiency, commute alternatives, climate change, and the city's urban forest. Pelosi served[4] as President of the Commission. During his tenure, San Francisco implemented energy efficiency programs that resulted in a reduction of 28 megawatts of electricity, created programs that increased residential and commercial recycling from 46% to 70%, as well reduced San Francisco's carbon emissions to 6% below 1990 levels, and became the first municipality to implement a ban on plastic bags.

Currently, Pelosi serves as Senior Vice President of Business Development at InfoUSA where he is responsible for identifying acquisitions and organizing programs to develop effective strategy for reducing waste and promoting greener practices in the market research industry. Pelosi also advises companies including NASA Ames Research Center and AirPatrol Corporation on a variety of infrastructure projects to promote both sustainable development and security. Prior to independent consulting, Pelosi served many years with Bank of America Securities, Bank of America Countrywide[5] and JP Morgan - Chase Manhattan where he worked in Corporate Finance, Institutional Sales, and the Residential Mortgage Industry.

Pelosi has been a member of the California State Bar since 1996.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schweizer, Rochelle (2010-09-23). She's the boss: the disturbing truth about Nancy Pelosi. Penguin. pp. 124–. ISBN 978-1-59523-066-9. Retrieved 9 May 2011. 
  2. ^ Thomas, Owen (2008-12-08). "Paul Pelosi, Jr., the fresh green prince of San Francisco". Gawker. 
  3. ^ Buchanan, Wyatt (26 January 2005). "17-cent fee on bags OKd by environment panel". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 9 May 2011. 
  4. ^ "Overview". Sfenvironment.org. 
  5. ^ Hamburger, Tom; Chuck Neubauer; Kathy M. Kristof (June 14, 2008). "MORTGAGES; Lender a major Beltway operator; Countrywide Financial offered generous terms to VIPs, a former exec says. Lawmakers deny they got special deals.". Los Angeles Times. p. C1. Retrieved 9 May 2011. 

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