Ashley Brown

Professor at Harvard University

Ashley Brown is the Executive Director of the Harvard Electricity Policy Group at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. It is a leading “think tank” on matters related to electricity restructuring, regulation, and market formation. A lawyer, he is Of Counsel to the international law firm of Greenberg Traurig. He also serves as a Director of Entegra Power Group, a large independent power producer in the United States. Before his current activities, Ashley Brown served two full terms as Commissioner of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio from April 1983 to April 1993. As Commissioner, he was of five members responsible for the regulation of the state’s electricity, telecommunications, surface transport, water and sanitation, and natural gas sectors. Mr. Brown has extensive teaching experience in public schools and universities. He has lectured on energy and infrastructure regulation at Universities and other institutions throughout the world. He has advised numerous governments on energy, regulatory, and infrastructure matters. Among the countries in which he has worked are Brazil, Argentina, Costa Rica, South Africa, Namibia, Zambia, Mozambique, Liberia, Tanzania, Equatorial Guinea, Hungary, Ukraine, Russia, India, Indonesia, Bangladesh, and the Philippines His educational background is as follows: B.S. Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio M.A. University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio J.D. University of Dayton School of Law, Dayton, Ohio Doctoral Studies (all but dissertation) New York University, New York, New York Attended Universidade do Parana; Curitiba, Parana, Brazil