Full Name
Kourtney Nelson
Job Title
Principal Program Manager, Renewable Energy
Speaker Bio
Kourtney Nelson, Renewable Energy Director at Microsoft, is an experienced energy professional with an over 20-year career in a diverse range of roles in wholesale power markets and renewable energy. In her role at Microsoft, Kourtney helps lead global renewable energy procurement to meet the company’s 100% bundled renewable energy supply by 2025 and 100/100/0 by 2030 goals.
After starting her career at Enron, Kourtney worked for 14 years at Avangrid Renewables. During her tenure, Kourtney managed, supported and led commercial negotiations for short-term and long-term renewable energy transactions. Kourtney transitioned to consulting as the lead for the Transaction Center for Excellence in the Energy & Climate Practice at 3Degrees, leveraging her sell-side knowledge to advise corporations and cities in procuring renewable energy to meet their sustainability goals.
Kourtney lives in the beautiful Columbia Gorge in Hood River, Oregon, with her husband, daughter and rascally labradoodle.
Kourtney Nelson