Since 2004, Edward Connelly has been the President of New Ecology, an innovative environmental organization that serves as a catalyst for community-based sustainable development projects. Mr. Connelly has extensive experience working at the nexus of community development and environmental protection. He has led New Ecology’s work in providing technical and financial expertise on green building projects totaling over 150,000 units of affordable housing and numerous commercial properties including banks, academic buildings, offices, retail and cultural facilities. His current projects include developing innovative ways to monitor the performance of buildings and optimize their performance, and make buildings more resilient to climate change and healthier for occupants. He is also working to develop a national network of providers to address energy efficiency and health in affordable housing. He founded two innovative companies: WegoWise a leader in the collection and analysis of energy data, and CleanScape, Inc. an early triple bottom line recycling and community development company.