LIMBA (Long Island Metro Business Action) has announced that Bob Catell, Chairman, Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center at Stony Brook University, will be the guest speaker at its meeting on Friday, July 24. Mr. Catell will talk about the future of energy on Long Island. Specific topics include how energy is delivered and how it is used to power local homes and businesses and the projected need in the future.
Mr. Catell started his career with Brooklyn Union Gas (now KeySpan Corporation and KeySpan Energy Delivery) in 1958. Following National Grid’s acquisition of KeySpan Corporation, he became Chairman of National Grid, U.S. and Deputy Chairman of National Grid plc. He served on the board of numerous nonprofit organizations and business groups and is a member of the Association of Energy Engineers, CUNY (City University of New York) Business Leadership Council, National Society of Professional Engineers and the Society of Gas Lighting.
Mr. Catell received both his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the City College of New York. He has attended Columbia University’s Executive Development Program, and the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School. In addition to being Chairman of the AERTC, he is a registered Professional Engineer.
The meeting begins at 9 a.m. Please visit the LIMBA website to register for the event. Registration is free, but spots for this discussion will be limited.
Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, or for a list of upcoming events, call (631) 757-1698 or visit www.limba.net.