ERIC (“RIC”) REDMAN has worked in the energy, environmental, and climate sectors since 1975, and has focused on CCS since 2005. As CEO of Summit Power Group, he led development of wind, solar, and proposed CCS projects.
Redman serves currently as Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Government Relations, for Aether Fuels Inc., a company developing biomass gasification facilities with CCS that are designed to produce net-zero-carbon sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and marine fuel.
He serves on the advisory boards of Scottish Carbon Capture & Storage (SCCS) and of CCS technology and hydrogen production companies. He’s also advised solar, energy storage, and biomass technology companies, and is active with salmon conservation, land conservancy, and climate advocacy organizations.
Redman is a Senior Policy Fellow for the Deep Decarbonization Initiative (D2I) at the University of California San Diego’s graduate School of Global Policy and Strategy.
He is a director of the Northwest African American Museum in Seattle. He wrote The Dance of Legislation, a best-selling account of Congressional enactment of a U.S. health care law, as well as Bones of Hilo, a detective novel set in Hawaiʻi. A sequel, A Death in Hilo, will be released in February 2024.
Redman was educated at Harvard College, Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar, and Harvard Law School. He is the father of three grown children, and lives in Seattle with his wife Heather Redman, the co-founder managing director of Flying Fish Partners, an artificial-intelligence-focused venture capital firm.