Steve Brick is an independent consultant and has worked for more than forty years at the intersection of energy and environmental policy; his expertise includes utility regulatory policy, energy economics, energy technology assessment and air pollution control policy and economics.
Since 2009 he has been a Senior Advisor in Technology and Policy at the Clean Air Task Force and a Senior Fellow in Climate and Energy at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Brick is adjunct faculty at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, where he teaches on energy, development and climate change.
From 2005 to 2009 Mr. Brick served as the manager of the environment program for the Joyce Foundation in Chicago. In this capacity he directed a $6 million per year grant portfolio focused on energy and water issues in the Great Lakes region. Previously he served as Research Director at the Energy Center of Wisconsin, where he was responsible for a wide range of studies on energy efficiency, renewable energy and on the environmental impacts of energy systems. Other experience includes director of environmental affairs for PGE National Energy Group, science and policy director for the Clean Air Task Force, and co-founder and vice president of the energy consulting firm MSB Energy Associates. He received his BA and MS from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.