Douglas Foy

Douglas Foy
Class of 1965
 
D Foy HS Douglas Foy is a founder and CEO of Serrafix, a strategic consulting firm and business incubator focused on energy, the environment, transportation, and climate change. Serrafix has helped dozens of cities across America -- ranging in size from New York to Pittsfield (MA) -- develop and implement large-scale energy efficiency and building retrofit programs. Serrafix also works with the Secretaries of Transportation in 18 states to reform their practices relating to fiscal and environmental sustainability.

Prior to launching Serrafix in 2006, Mr. Foy served as the first Secretary of Commonwealth Development in the administration of Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney. During his government service, Foy’s agencies developed Massachusetts’ first comprehensive transportation plan; the nation’s most comprehensive climate action plan; and numerous programs, policies, and investments to promote sustainable development and smart growth throughout Massachusetts.

Before his service in the Romney administration, Mr. Foy served for 25 years as the President and CEO of the Conservation Law Foundation, New England’s premier environmental advocacy organization

Doug Foy In 1992 President George H.W. Bush recognized Mr. Foy’s work on energy efficiency with the President’s Environmental and Conservation Challenge Award, the country’s highest conservation award. In 2006, Mr. Foy was named the recipient of the national Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service from the Woodrow Wilson Center. Mr. Foy also received from Princeton University, his alma mater, its highest honor bestowed on a graduate, the Woodrow Wilson award, for his public interest achievements. In 2009, the Queen of England bestowed on Mr. Foy the Order of the British Empire (OBE).

Mr. Foy, a member of the 1968 USA Olympic Rowing Team and the 1969 USA National Rowing Team, graduated from Princeton University as a University Scholar in engineering and physics, attended Cambridge University in England as a Churchill Scholar in geophysics, and graduated from Harvard Law School. He is married with two grown children.