Others often describe Ms. Ayres’ work as bridge building: making essential connections between companies and regulators, executive teams and investors, corporate leaders and stakeholders, competitors and allies, tradition and innovation.
“I worked with Merribel when I was CEO at Enel North America. She and her team were strategic in making all the right connections for the company in Washington (and beyond). They supported presence and expansion into the US as a highly credible and respected company with investors, policymakers, business partners and stakeholders and the achievement of results in record time and with impressive impact!”
Toni Volpe CEO Renantis Former CEO & President Enel Green Power North America
“Merribel’s ability to quickly diagnose the central issues decision-makers must grapple with and to see through the thicket competing interests is indispensable when trying to move forward groundbreaking ideas.”
Letha Tawney Commissioner, Oregon PUC Former executive at World Resources Institute
“I highly recommend Merribel Ayres. Her excellent insight and judgment based on her outstanding experience with major US and global organizations contributed significantly to the business and regulatory accomplishments of my company.”
Jacob J. Worenklein Chairman and CEO, US Power Generating Company and US Grid Company
INTERNATIONAL CLIENT ROSTER
Representative client list of prominent corporations, investment banks, insurance firms, trade associations, NGO’s and international organizations.
US Corporate Clients
The AES Corporation
Alliance Pipeline, Ltd.
Alstom Power (GE)
American Electric Power
Beacon Group Energy Funds
Constellation Energy Group
Dominion Resources, Inc.
Duke Energy Corporation
Exelon Intercontinental Group
Longhorn Partners Pipeline
Pepco Holdings, Inc.
Phoenix Solutions Co.
Public Service Enterprise Group
US Power Generating Company
UTC Power (United Technologies Corp.)
US Climate Action Partnership*
Ballard Power Systems (Canada)
Blossom Srl (Italy)
Electricite de France (France)
Enel North America (Italy)
ESB International (Ireland)
Global Environmental Facility/The World Bank
La Scuola Olografia Italia SRL (Italy)
Ontario Power Generation, Inc. (Canada)
Powergen UK plc (England)
Tractebel, Inc. (Suez) (Belgium/France) World
Business Council on Sustainable Development (Switzerland)
New York Independent System Operator
American Farmland Trust
Bipartisan Policy Center
Environmental Defense Action Fund
National Commission on Energy Policy World Resources Institute
Edison Electric Institute Institute for Electric Innovation (IEI)
Independent Petroleum Association of America
Interstate Natural Gas Association of America
National Electrical Manufacturers Association
*Lighthouse managed the political representation of this prominent coalition over a four-year period.
AES Corporation Alstom Power Alcoa BP (British Petroleum) Boston Scientific Corporation Chrysler LLC Dow Chemical Company Duke Energy DuPont Environmental Defense Fund Exelon Corporation Ford Motor Company General Electric General Motors Corporation Honeywell
John Deere Johnson & Johnson Natural Resources Defense Council NextEra Energy NRG Energy PepsiCo North America Pew Center on Global Climate Change PG&E Corporation PNM Resources Rio Tinto Shell Oil Company Siemens Corporation The Nature Conservancy Weyerhaeuser Company World Resources Institute