Phil Ovitt brings experience across the business development, policy and startup venture segments of the energy and cleantech sectors. As the Manager for electric vehicle business development and policy at NRG, Phil spearheads retail development and public policy efforts for NRG’s electric car charging business eVgo. Phil works to build partnerships between eVgo and major retailers and property owners, as well as policymakers, around the country. Prior to his role at NRG, Phil was a Senior Analyst for investment manager C-Quest Capital in Washington, DC. Before that, Phil served as a Legislative Assistant in the U.S. Senate on Capitol Hill. As a Senate staffer, Phil worked on legislative issues related to alternative vehicles, energy supply and carbon. Phil began his career in Accenture’s energy practice, helping analyze supply chains at some of the world’s largest energy companies.