HG Chissell
Founder and CEO, Advanced Energy Group

H.G. Chissell is the Founder and CEO of Advanced Energy Group (AEG), a multi-city leadership platform that facilitates cross-sector access, engagement and understanding among its members and select stakeholders.  AEG enables leaders and organizations to deliver systemic change on clean energy, equality and resilience.

AEG is a member sponsored organization with chapters in Boston, Chicago, New York City and Washington D.C.  Sponsors include utilities, city governments, hospitals, transit agencies, universities, national energy labs, and more.  

H.G. Chissell has developed stakeholder programming and served as moderator for such events as VERGE Hawai’i, VERGE Oakland, Distributech 2018 and 2019, Caribbean Energy Forum, ETS17 ETS18, Microgrid Knowledge 2018 and 2019, and the Energy Storage Association.

Previously, H.G. Chissell served as Senior Vice President of Strategic Accounts for Viridity Energy, a software/service firm focused on virtual power generation and advanced energy optimization. Prior to Viridity Energy, Mr. Chissell led an energy strategy team at Gap International, a global consulting firm specializing in high-impact leadership.  

Key accomplishments include the first behind-the-meter frequency regulation battery project in PJM, first 1 MW behind-the-meter battery microgrid project in Chicago, first full spectrum DR battery project in New York City and first multi-site EV2Grid project with the Pentagon in PJM and ERCOT.

Mr. Chissell graduated from Swarthmore College, studied architecture at Drexel University and received his accreditation as a LEED AP.  Mr. Chissell began his commercial career at RDLA, a healthcare architecture firm in Philadelphia.  In 2014, Mr. Chissell received the Federal Energy and Water Management Award for his work with Fort Meade and American Water.