Session Chair


Session Chair

Presented By

Catherine Luthin
Luthin Associates, Inc.

Catherine Luthin has over 30 years of financial and energy management experience within the corporate, non–profit and regulatory environments. She is the President of Luthin Associates, founded in 1994, an energy management consulting firm that proactively manages energy procurement and sustainability services for their clients. This is accomplished by delivering cost savings based upon innovative thinking and process improvements for the education, healthcare and real estate industries. To date, Luthin Associates has saved over $500 million for their clients.

Catherine also chairs and manages Consumer Power Advocates (CPA), an association of large, non-profit institutions whose primary goal is to decrease the cost of energy by focusing on regulatory decisions and programs which impact energy consumers. Catherine formerly served on Mayor Bloomberg’s New York City Energy Policy Task Force and co-authored the distribution generation (DG) section of PlaNYC. She is currently a member of BOMA’s Energy Committee, the Association of Energy Engineer’s Certified Energy Procurement Board and she formally served as Energy Policy Chairperson for the Association of Energy Engineer’s Council on Women in Energy and Environmental Leadership (CWEEL). Catherine also participates in the Mayor’s Office Energy Supply Focus Group to assist with the 80X50 Action Plan goals.

In 2002 she was named “Energy Service Professional of the Year” for the State of New York and in 2004 she was named International “Energy Service Professional of the Year” by the Association of Energy Engineers. Catherine has also been chosen by the Leading Women Entrepreneurs & Business Owners as a Top 25 Leading Woman Entrepreneur of New Jersey for 2015. In addition, Luthin Associates has been honored as one of the Top 100 Diversity Businesses in New Jersey and has been awarded Outstanding MWBE by Anchin in 2012 and received Anchin’s Outstanding Advocacy Award in 2013. Catherine has also been a guest lecturer at CUNY‘s Institute for Urban Systems, Cornell University’s Environmental Studies and Columbia University’s Environmental and Energy Policy Department. She is a results focused and effectual leader with proven ability to develop and implement energy management initiatives within major institutions.

Catherine has a MBA and a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Fairleigh Dickinson University