Scott HarderFounder and CEO
Environmental Financial Group
Scott has thirty-eight years of global experience developing and financing water, clean energy, and low-carbon solutions. In 1992, he founded Environmental Financial Group, Inc., a San Francisco and Palm Beach based consultancy that serves an extensive clientele in the US, Europe, and Asia. Mr. Harder routinely advises corporations, project developers, investors, cities, utilities, technology companies and financial institutions. Scott routinely develops and executes sustainable financial strategies for water and energy providers, executes project finance plans and transactions in dynamic and evolving policy environments, assesses climate and water risk, advises seed and development stage water, AI and machine learning technology companies seeking access to capital, and develops solutions for companies seeking competitive advantages in a changing climate.
Scott received a MS in Civil Engineering from Colorado State University and a BA in Mathematics and Economics from St. Olaf College. He is a registered engineer in Minnesota.