Gia Schneider is a co-founder and the CEO of Natel Energy. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from MIT and has 17 years of experience in the energy industry. While in the utility practice at Accenture, she provided strategic and tactical solutions to several major energy companies and has significant experience in energy-related strategy development and deal valuation.
After Accenture, Schneider worked at Constellation Energy on optimizing generation asset value. She left Constellation in 2004 to help start the energy trading desk at Credit Suisse; and in 2005, she started the carbon emissions trading desk at Credit Suisse, growing it to a profitable business in its first year. Schneider is passionate about finding economically viable solutions to mitigate climate change, foster sustainable development and produce inexpensive renewable energy.