Wendolyn Holland’s work with clients in the clean energy sector is driven by purpose and passion. As Managing Director of Holland Consulting, LLC, she advises at the nexus of finance, technology, and policy, focusing on early-stage clean energy and sustainability technologies, the back end of the nuclear fuel cycle, and Native American communities. She has a particular expertise in tax strategy and policy.
Holland served as Senior Advisor for Commercialization in the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy at the U.S. Department of Energy from 2008 through 2011, as a member of the Senior Executive Service. Holland served in 2012 as Director for Strategic Development and Technical Partnerships at Savannah River National Laboratory, which serves DOE’s Office of Environmental Management. Prior to federal service, she worked with clean energy and water start-up firms. She responded to the terrorist attacks of 2001 by joining Global Options, a Washington, D.C. security, investigations, and counter-terrorism start-up, later serving as Vice President.
Holland received her JD and LLM in Taxation from Georgetown Law in 2017, her MBA in Finance and Strategy from Kellogg School of Management in 2001, and her BA in History and Studies in the Environment from Yale in 1991. In 1998, Holland published Sun Valley: An Extraordinary History, which grew from her Yale senior thesis. At Yale, she served as the fifth Director of the Yale Student Environmental Coalition and raced on the Women’s Alpine Ski Team. She is a frequent lecturer on U.S. renewable energy policy and Western Americana.