Since 2011, Haskell Werlin has been the Director of Business Development and Regulatory Affairs at Solar Design Associates. He is responsible for developing new business opportunities for SDA as well as developing policy initiatives on behalf of the firm and keeping SDA up to date on federal, regional, and statewide policy changes.
Haskell is a co-founder and board member of MassSolar, a nonprofit advocacy and lobbying organization dedicated to securing equal access to solar benefits for all citizens of the Commonwealth.
Haskell currently holds a Massachusetts Construction Supervisor's license. He has also worked as a registered representative for Progressive Asset Management and is a securities licensed Series 7 and Series 66 professional.
Haskell initially worked for a year as an intern at the Department of Energy Conservation and Solar policy office under President Carter. He served under Governor King as the principal planner at Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy Resources. He has worked as a sales representative at Sear and Roebuck Solar, Monegon Energy, and New England Sunrooms as both the construction and sales manager. He holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania and Master's in City and Regional Planning from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He is an active member of the policy committee at the Solar Energy Business Association of New England (SEBANE), the Northeast Clean Energy Council (NECEC), and a director at the New England Chapter of E2. He resides in a solar powered Victorian home in Jamaica Plain and drives an all-electric Chevy Bolt, when he is not riding his bicycle around town or windsurfing in Boston harbor.