Harry Masters

Harry Masters

Career Interests

Working with governments and grid operators to effectively integrate renewables and energy storage.

Education

MASTER OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, May 2018
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University, Durham, NC
Concentration: Energy and Environment

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, May 2018
Kenan-Flagler Business School
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN ENV. STUDIES & POLICY, May 2012
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Graduated with Distinction, Entrepreneurship Minor, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business Essentials Certificate (2011)

Professional Experience

Farm Operations SpecialistBermy Fresh, LLC, Bermuda
Oversaw grow room operations, designed pilot projects and trained staff for a hydroponic vegetable startup. July - August 2015

Business Development and Marketing ConsultantSolar Bermuda Ltd., Bermuda 
Managed sales and created marketing initiatives to transition into the commercial solar energy market. December 2014-July 2015 

Cabinet Office Intern, Government of Bermuda: Departments of Energy, Planning, and Environmental Protection, Hamilton, Bermuda
As a member of the Government Sustainable Energy Committee, designed and piloted an energy benchmarking program to compare each of the 24 buildings in the Government’s portfolio. Authored the energy efficiency chapter of the Residential Building Code 2014, the first of its kind in Bermuda’s history. Homes built under this code will use up to 32% less energy than existing homes. Consulted on solar development application processes, leading to expedited permitting for installations up to 1,000 sqft, achieving a 100% approval rate for assigned solar applications. Executed an extensive public consultation process, helped form the Aquaculture Permitting Committee, and created a financial model for a Government-run hatchery that will promote the start of a tilapia industry ($750K). 2013-2014

G-bit, LLC, Chapel Hill, NC 
Content Manager 
Vetted 5,000+ data points and synthesized trends in Monthly Trends Reports, covering renewable energy, green building, and green business. Formalized the content creation cycle and managed the content team. 2012-2013

Green Building and Green Business Analyst
Harvested data and contributed to the startup’s marketing plan, business plan, and website design for the successful launch of a market intelligence platform. 2011-2012

Research TechnicianUNC Marine Sciences, Chapel Hill, NC 
Completed 600+ DNA extractions, RNA extractions, and PCR analyses to support and co-author research on the ecophysiology and molecular biology of corals and phytoplankton. Managed lab inventory and budget. 2012-2013

Other Experience

Management Committee, Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce (BEST)
Lead consultant on renewable energy and green building. Involved in branding strategy and organizational structure analysis.

Safety Diver, Ocean Support Foundation
Serve as a safety diver (using SCUBA) to aid deep-water technical divers who are contributing to research on the invasive lionfish issue in Bermuda. 

Additional Information

<p><strong>Professional Affiliations &amp; Awards</strong><br />
<strong>LEED Green Associate </strong>– U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC); Divemaster/Emergency First Responder – Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI)<br />
<strong>David Wingate Award</strong> – 2014 Young Environmentalist; Bermuda Government Scholar (2008-2012)</p>

<p><strong style="line-height: 20.8px;">Extracurricular Ativities</strong><br />
<span style="line-height: 20.8px;">Recreational SCUBA diver; Divemaster, leading tours of Bermuda’s reefs and wrecks for SCUBA divers.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 20.8px;">Avid hot pepper grower (10+ varieties); Maker of my own hot sauce (Harry's Hot Sauce), dried chili flakes, and pickled peppers. Extra product is either distributed as gifts or sold locally.</span></p>

Skills

business development
energy efficiency
excel modeling
marketing
project management
sustainability
volunteer management

Graduation Date

May 2018