U.S.–Africa Energy Summit 2017
Collaborative and Partnership Opportunities in the United States
for Steady-State Supply of Electricity in Africa

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Alan Perlstein

Alan Perlstein

Director, Mid-West Energy

Alan Perlstein is the Executive Director of Mid-West Energy Research Consortium’s (M-WERC). He is a founding member of the organization and served as its first chairman; he remains active in M-WERC’s organizational development activities as a member of the board’s Executive Committee. Mr. Perlstein draws upon 35 years of experience in shipbuilding, power electronics, design development, and program management for navy nuclear ship controls, propulsion, and power distribution technology. Alan has worked extensively at building effective Public-Private partnerships in numerous organizational settings, and has served on the boards of very successful and effective initiatives such as the North-West Side Community Development Corporation, and the Milwaukee Work Force Investment Board.

Mr. Perlstein received an MBA from Northwestern University, and a BSc with honor in Economics from American University.