Our Team

Energy Peace Partners brings together world class expertise in climate change, peace building and conflict prevention/resolution, and renewable energy finance.  

David Mozersky, co-founder, has been involved in peace building and conflict prevention work since 2001, with a specific interest in mediation and peace processes. He is the Found­ing Direc­tor of the Program on Conflict, Climate Change and Green Development at UC Berkeley’s RAEL, and has worked with the International Crisis Group, the African Union, and Humanity United, among others.

Sherwin Das, co-founder, has worked on peace and conflict issues for the United Nations (UNDP and the UN Departments of Peacekeeping Operations and Political Affairs) for more than a decade in Africa, Eastern Europe and the Balkans. Most recently, he was Chief of Political Affairs for the United Nations Regional Office in Central Africa (UNOCA), a political mission based in Gabon mandated to prevent conflict in the volatile Central Africa region.

David Williams, co-founder, combines technology and finance with a passion for transformative markets. He has built global businesses and structured financial programs to bring capital for good. He has served as Founding Fellow at UC Berkeley’s RAEL, Senior Fellow for US Department of Energy, Advisor for US State Department, and USAID. He has led successful renewable energy companies. Dave was selected as one of Time Magazine's Innovators of the year. He has an Engineering degree  from Georgia Institute of Technology.

Bessma Mourad, has worked on water security and climate risks for the last ten years, most recently as a Program Officer at the Skoll Global Threats Funds. Previously, she was with UN Environment’s Post Conflict and Disaster Management Branch, working at the intersections of natural resource management, conflict prevention, and peacebuilding.

 

Advisory Board:

Dan Kammen, Chairman, is the Founding Director of RAEL and professor of energy at UC-Berkeley.  He was previously the first Chief Technical Specialist for renewable energy and energy efficiency at the World Bank. He has served as a Fellow of the U. S. State Department’s Energy and Climate Partnership for the Americas (ECPA), Advisor for US State Department, and US State Department Science Envoy.