Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Matthew Beaton today announced that Stephen Pike has been named CEO and Executive Director of the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), which is dedicated to building a nation-leading clean energy economy in Massachusetts.
“As the Baker-Polito Administration continues to diversify Massachusetts’ energy portfolio, we believe Steve is the right leader to help grow our state’s vibrant clean energy economy,” said Secretary Beaton. “His broad experience across the clean energy and environmental industries will help further our mission of making clean energy accessible, innovative and affordable in Massachusetts.”
“I look forward to continuing to build on our ongoing and emerging clean energy initiatives,” said MassCEC CEO Pike. “Fueled by entrepreneurship and innovation, Massachusetts’ clean energy industry is driving energy and cost savings while diversifying the state’s energy portfolio by bringing much needed clean resources such as solar, offshore wind and storage to the grid.”
Stephen Pike, CEO and Executive Director, Massachusetts Clean Energy Center
Stephen Pike first joined MassCEC as General Counsel in 2013, and began serving as Interim Chief Executive Officer in September 2015.
Prior to joining MassCEC, Pike practiced corporate law in Boston for nearly 15 years. Most recently he worked as a shareholder at Davis, Malm & D’Agostine, PC and prior to that as a partner and associate at Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP. During this time, he focused primarily on commercial transactions, venture capital and private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate law.
At the state level, Pike has served as the Assistant to the Undersecretary at the Executive Office of Environmental Affairs and as the legislative director for the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, during the Weld administration. Pike, a Haverhill resident, graduated from Yale University with a Bachelor’s degree in History and earned a Jurist Doctorate from the Boston University School of Law where he was an editor of the Law Review.
He is a member of the Massachusetts STEM Advisory Council and the Fraunhofer CSE Advisory Board. He also serves as a director on the boards of the Northeast Clean Energy Council and Greentown Labs.