Vice President, Clean Technology and Innovation Philanthropy Program Officer
Wells Fargo Foundation
Ramsay Huntley is Wells Fargo’s Vice President, Clean Technology and Innovation Philanthropy Program Officer. A member of the Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility team, Ramsay oversees Wells Fargo’s clean tech philanthropy programs, including the Innovation Incubator (IN2) in conjunction with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, as well as tribal sustainability programs. In this role, he is responsible for Wells Fargo’s support for the clean tech ecosystem, with a particular focus on bringing early stage technologies and companies rapidly to scale to drive the transition to a low carbon economy. He engages with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders to find new ways to enhance this dynamic sector and has a particular focus on clean technology, agriculture, and water solutions. He also is engaged in the bank’s efforts to utilize innovation in support of housing affordability and is working to identify promising financial mechanisms that align with Wells Fargo’s $200 billion sustainable finance commitment.
Before joining the Wells Fargo team in April 2018, Ramsay led the commercial development of Simple Energy’s rebates-as-a-service (RaaS) offering to allow utility customers to easily and quickly qualify for instant rebates on energy efficient products such as smart thermostats at the point of sale at their favorite retailers. Prior to taking on the RaaS role, he managed client relationships with some of the nation’s largest electric utilities. Previously, Ramsay served as a senior sustainability manager at DIRECTV, launching the sustainability program there and leading DIRECTV’s efforts to report on its sustainability progress, procure renewable energy, and produce efficient products.
Ramsay is based in Denver, CO, and he and his wife are parents to two elementary school age boys and he can often be found trail running or skiing in Colorado’s high country. His personal favorite clean tech gadgets are his 2.5 kW solar system and Nest thermostat.