Randy Fish is a Consultant in Strategen Consulting's Government and Utility Practice. In addition to focusing on community solar, net energy metering and energy storage policy and market analysis, he leads the energy storage safety business and advocacy activities and manages the Energy Storage North America program. Randy brings ten years of experience in project management, research, international development, and science communications. Most recently, Randy managed a sustainability and science field station in the Virgin Islands. In addition to managing the facility’s microgrid and educating students and visitors about conservation measures, he successfully implemented the station’s first net-energy metering interconnection. Prior to island life, Randy began his career as a US Peace Corps volunteer in Tanzania. As an Environmental Extension Agent and fluent Swahili speaker, he collaborated with local communities to promote adoption of small-scale, off-grid solar in homes and hospitals, increase utilization of sustainable agriculture techniques, and build consensus on water resource management issues. Randy received a Bachelor of Arts in Geography from California State University, Chico and a Masters of Science from Michigan Technological University. His master’s thesis focused on modeling the effects of climate change on water resources in Tanzania.