Gordon Boyd is consultant with and founder of EnergyNext, Inc., Saratoga Springs, NY. Since the mid-1990s, EnergyNext has helped establish group energy buying programs for numerous business and municipal associations, using market buying power to leverage better pricing. Clients include both statewide and regional business and governmental buying groups, including Chambers of Commerce, trade associations, and the Municipal Electric and Gas Alliance (MEGA), a statewide aggregation group that procures energy supplies through a public bid process for more than 270 municipalities in New York State.

Boyd is a former chairman of the Environment Committee of the New York Chamber of Commerce, has served as Regulatory Chair of the Northeastern U.S. chapter of The Energy Professionals Association (TEPA), and is active in a number of business groups. He served on the staff of the Speaker of the NYS Assembly, developing energy, environmental and infrastructure policy, before starting his business in 1988. He resides in Saratoga Springs. More information is available at www.energynext.com.