Mr. Nelson has over 20 years of energy, entrepreneurial, business management and technology development/research experience. He is currently managing partner at Saoradh Energy Partners LLC and was recently president of Ward Alternative Energy (a Saoradh and iSelect portfolio company). In addition, he is a board or advisory board member for various organizations. He was the founding Managing Director for CRSP and later a Senior Advisor (Center for Revolutionary Solar Photoconversion). In 2008 and 2009, he assisted with the formation & launch of CCIA (Colorado Cleantech Industry Association) where he was a founding member of the board of directors for many years. In 2000 he founded Blue Energy & Technologies and in 2003 he sold it to ENRG Fuels and the resulting, combined company was renamed Clean Energy Fuels (NASDAQ: CLNE). He holds a BS in business finance, a BA in chemistry and MS in chemistry all from the University of Colorado at Boulder.