Amory Lovins Portrait

Amory Lovins

Co-Founder and Chief Scientist, Rocky Mountain Institute

Physicist Amory B. Lovins—ex-Oxford don, honorary U.S. architect, Swedish engineering academician—has written 530 papers and 31 books, taught at ten universities, redesigned numerous buildings, vehicles, and factories, and advised industry and governments for 40+ years in 60+ countries. A U.S. National Petroleum Council member, he advises the Chief of Naval Operations.

He received the “Alternative Nobel,” Blue Planet, Volvo, Zayed, Onassis, Nissan, Shingo, and Mitchell Prizes, MacArthur and Ashoka Fellowships, 12 honorary doctorates, and the Heinz, Lindbergh, National Design, and World Technology Awards. Time named him one of the world’s 100 most influential people; Foreign Policy, one of 100 top global thinkers.