State and Utility Director
Forest Bradley-Wright leads ACEEE’s State & Utility Program team, which is working to advance energy efficiency policies and practices that increase economic prosperity for all, reduce our reliance on outdated fossil fuels, and accelerate our transition to a more just, reliable, and affordable clean energy future. Forest joined ACEEE in 2023.
Prior to joining ACEEE, Forest was the energy efficiency director at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy and senior policy director at the Alliance for Affordable Energy in New Orleans, where he started his energy policy career in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Forest earned his undergraduate and master’s degrees at Tulane University in Latin American Studies, with a focus on environmental law, business, and international sustainable development. Forest co-founded two workforce training non-profits, Groundwork New Orleans and the Louisiana Green Corps, where he is a board member.