Alicia Seiger is the Deputy Director of the Stanford Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy & Finance. She is responsible for managing the center’s strategic development and operations. She also leads the center’s work to identify opportunities for non-traditional investors to fill financing gaps in the new energy economy.
Alicia has more than 15 years experience founding, leading and growing early stage ventures in the energy and technology sectors. Prior to joining the center, Alicia founded Climate Strategy Partners, a consultancy specializing in climate and energy related projects for foundations, investors and NGOs. She served as VP of Business Development at TerraPass, a pioneering venture in the US carbon offset market, where she led innovative partnerships with Ford Motor Company, American Express, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Sam’s Club, and Expedia. Alicia launched TerraPass Carbon Balanced Business and TerraPass Private Aviation Services, which helped hundreds of businesses measure, manage and mitigate their carbon footprint. She has also held senior management positions at Wine.com and Flycast Communications.
Alicia serves as an advisor to the Los Angeles Business Council Institute and PRIME – Program Related Investment Makers: Energy.
She holds a MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where she also worked as a Case Writer for the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, and a BA in Environmental Policy and Cultural Anthropology from Duke University. Alicia lives in Menlo Park with her husband and two daughters.