Thomas Baker is a principal at the San Francisco office of the Boston Consulting Group. He is a core member of the firm’s Energy practice focusing on power and renewables, and is BCG’s global topic leader for distributed energy resources (DER). Dr. Baker has worked with clients in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia on a variety of topics including solar, wind, battery storage, energy efficiency, demand response, renewable policy, and new power-related business models. Dr. Baker also has renewables experience in industry at First Solar and as a researcher at the University of California, Berkeley. Mr. Baker holds a Ph.D. in chemical physics from Harvard University.