Andy Savitz is the Executive Director of Consumers for Sensible Energy, (CSE). He has more than 25 years of hands-on experience assisting corporations to become leaders in sustainability, including their environmental, social and economic performance. He wrote The Triple Bottom Line, (Wiley, 2006), which is considered one of the most influential books on corporate responsibility.
Andy was a lead partner in PricewaterhouseCooper’s global sustainability practice and was PwC's liaison delegate to the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, in Geneva. Andy served as General Counsel in the Massachusetts Office of Environmental Affairs, where he created and led the Commonwealth’s Environmental Crime Strike Force, and developed nation’s first workshop on environmental law for state court judges.
Andy served on the Advisory Board of the Environment and Natural Resources Department at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He was the first Board Chair of the Massachusetts League of Environmental Voters. He is a life-long resident of Massachusetts.
Andy went to the Johns Hopkins University, attended New College, Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar, and received his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center
Charlie Perkins is a founder of Consumers for Sensible Energy and directs the organization’s public outreach efforts.
A native of Cambridge, Charlie began his career as news director at WBUR, Boston’s NPR station. He has extensive experience in election politics, working as press secretary for the campaigns of U.S. Senator Bill Bradley and U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey. He also served as Press Secretary for Rudolph Giuliani in his campaign for Mayor of New York. Charlie has headed communications for several large global organizations, including the ‘big four’ accounting firm, Ernst & Young.
In 2014, Charlie helped run the College Success Campaign in Massachusetts, an initiative of Mass Insight Education to organize policy makers, community leaders, parents and students to rally communities to support students preparing for college. He is a graduate of Harvard College and holds an MA in journalism from Columbia University.