Kelly Hewitt

Principal Planning & Coordination Specialist
Profile / Bio: 

Kelly has worked in power and natural gas for more than 25 years. She has extensive experience in power and gas market regulation and reform, energy efficiency, climate mitigation, and renewable energy. She has worked at Washington Gas, Constellation Energy’s BGE, U.S. Department of Energy (FERC), the Integrated Energy Resources Planning Division of the Maryland Public Service Commission, the merger and acquisition group of Winthrop, Stimson, Putnam & Roberts (currently – Pillsbury, Winthrop, Shaw Pittman LLP), and the energy law boutique firm Bruder, Gentle & Marcoux (absorbed by Schiff Harden LLP). She served in Bangladesh for almost 6 years as head of USAID’s program - Improved Capacity for Energy Access. With a focus on regulation and rural electrification, she engaged capacity building, supported the formulation of essential energy policy, and designed training programs for effective power sector governance processes. In August 2011, Kelly joined ADB’s Independent Evaluation Department, where her primary focus was non-sovereign and sovereign energy sector project, program, sector, and strategy evaluations. Her current interest is upstream natural gas and renewables. Kelly is a master degreed economist, juris doctorate lawyer, and Harvard University Kennedy School MPA Alum. She is currently Unit Head, Field Office Support in Office of Administrative Services and working on an Executive MBA in energy.