Ken Haig, Ph.D.
Head, Energy & Environmental Policy, APAC, Amazon Web Services;, Co-Chair, ACCA Sustainability Working Group
Ken Haig (Ph.D.) is Head of Energy and Environmental Policy for Amazon Web Services (AWS) across the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, where he leads policy engagement around Amazon’s ambitious 100% renewable energy and net zero carbon goals, among other initiatives. Before joining AWS, Ken helped launch the APAC business for Opower, a startup that pioneered the blending of behavioral science and data science to promote large-scale energy management programs (acquired by Oracle in 2016), and prior to this was a U.S.-based academic teaching/researching comparative politics and public policy at U.C. Berkeley, Harvard University, and Bard College. Ken holds a B.A. from Harvard University, and a Masters and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley.