Lessly A. Goudarzi   

Senior Advisor / Founder and Managing Director, OnLocation, Inc. 

Lessly A. Goudarzi is the Founder and Managing Director of OnLocation, Inc., a management consulting firm providing technical, economic and financial counsel in both the private and public sectors. He has over forty years of experience in management consulting including a wide variety of project specific, industry wide, integrated regional, national and international energy and environmental policy analyses. 

Mr. Goudarzi has spent a large portion of his career assisting government and financial institutions (e.g., investment banks, insurance companies, mutual fund portfolio managers and federal government guarantors) create the quantitative tools (models and data sets) required to address structural and regulatory challenges on the horizon. His current interests are in the structural and economic challenges associated with the surging supplies of domestic oil and natural gas, the technology challenges associated with climate change (specifically including carbon capture, transport and storage) and the continued pressure on the power industry associated with environmental regulations. His current clients include the Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Energy, the Energy Information Administration, the National Energy Technology Laboratory and a number of NGOs with continued interest in domestic energy and environmental policy and specifically, climate change policies. 

Mr. Goudarzi has an MBA concentrating in Management Science from Virginia Tech and received his B.A. from Wittenberg University where he majored in Economics. He is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma.