About Forest

FBW_Headshot-webForest Wright is a seasoned energy policy professional who brings experience, independence, and a proven record of protecting the interests of all Louisianians. He is recognized locally and nationally as an energy leader and is credited with spearheading major policy achievements that significantly increase transparency and accountability in utility planning, diversify Louisiana’s power generation mix with cost-effective renewable energy, and launched energy efficiency programs that are now saving millions of dollars for Louisiana families and businesses through lower energy bills.

For more than a decade, Forest Wright has worked to advance business and policy solutions for increased energy security and economic prosperity – first for Shell International Exploration and Production Company and more recently with The Alliance for Affordable Energy. Forest graduated with his bachelors and masters degrees from Tulane University, where he studied international development and tourism planning.