Dr. Henry McKoy
United States Department of Energy | Director of the Office of State and Community Energy Programs (SCEP)
September, 23 - 12:20pm
The Future of Energy is Now: The Art and Science of Engineering an Equitable World
Dr. Henry C. McKoy, Jr. is the inaugural Director of the Office of State and Community Energy Programs (SCEP) at the United States Department of Energy. He a seasoned professional in business, community and economic development, policy, government, finance, energy, philanthropy and the academic worlds. Prior to the Department of Energy, Dr. McKoy served on the faculty at North Carolina Central University School of Business where he led the entrepreneurship program, with additional academic appointments at Duke University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Harvard University. He is a former senior banking executive, successful entrepreneur, and former Assistant Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Commerce. Henry has been a Fellow of the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise at UNC-Chapel Hill, an affiliated faculty of the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity, as well as an Aspen Institute Scholar. He holds degrees from UNC-Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School (B.S.), Duke’s Nicholas School of the Environment (M.S.), and UNC-Chapel Hill’s Department of City and Regional Planning (PhD).