Aug
6
2007

ICF International Hires Karl Hausker

Expert in Climate Change, Energy, Environment

 

 

Fairfax, Virginia, August 6, 2007 -

ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) today announced that Karl Hausker, Ph.D., has joined the firm as a vice president and climate change expert. In his new role, he will support local, state, and federal government clients on climate change policy issues, primarily in the area of greenhouse gas mitigation. Dr. Hausker has more than 20 years of experience in the environment, energy, and climate change arenas.

“Karl has expertise in the policies and technologies that are cost-effective for greenhouse gas mitigation in each sector, as well as a thorough understanding of how to weave these policies together in an integrated fashion,” said Randall Freed, an ICF senior vice president. “His experience crafting workable climate change policies and strategies at all levels of government is unique, and he will make a great contribution to our global climate change team.”

Prior to joining ICF, Dr. Hausker served as the deputy director of the Center for Climate Strategies, a leading nonprofit that advises states on climate change policy. He also was a senior visiting fellow at the Tata Energy Research Institute in New Delhi, where he conducted analysis and outreach to promote the Clean Development Mechanism under the Kyoto Protocol. As a senior fellow at the Center for Strategic & International Studies in Washington, he directed a blue-ribbon panel on environmental policy reform. Earlier in his career, Dr. Hausker was deputy assistant administrator at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, where he led the agency’s climate change efforts and represented it on the White House Climate Change Task Force. He also served as chief economist for the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.

Dr. Hausker has a doctorate and master’s degree in public policy from the University of California, Berkeley, and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Cornell University.

“ICF International is on the leading edge of climate change analysis and solutions, and I’m very pleased to be part of this prestigious team of professionals,” Dr. Hausker said.

 

 

About ICF International

ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver consulting services and technology solutions in the energy, climate change, environment, transportation, social programs, health, defense, and emergency management markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program life cycle, from analysis and design through implementation and improvement. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 2,500 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF’s Web site is www.icfi.com.

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