Andreas Karelas

Founder and Executive Director, RE-Volv

Andreas Karelas is a dedicated renewable energy advocate with over 15 years of environmental and renewable energy nonprofit experience. Prior to founding RE-volv Karelas worked with a number of leading organizations including the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), the National Audubon Society, blueEnergy, and the Center for Resource Solutions.

Karelas holds Master’s degrees in International Affairs and in Natural Resources and Sustainable Development, and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics. He is an Audubon TogetherGreen Conservation Leadership Fellow, an OpenIDEO Climate Innovator Fellow, and the author of Climate Courage: How Tackling Climate Change Can Build Community, Transform the Economy, and Bridge the Political Divide in America.