Tom Dinwoodie

Tom Dinwoodie is a world leading expert in solar power with over 25 years experience in the renewable energy sector.


He was the founding member of PowerLight Corporation, a global manufacturer, supplier and systems integrator of solar energy products and services, where he held the position of CEO and Chairman of the Board.


In 2007, PowerLight merged with SunPower Corporation ("SunPower"), where Mr. Dinwoodie held the position of CEO for SunPower's Systems division and later Chief Technology Officer.


Since 2012 he is a Director at Etrion Corporation.


Mr. Dinwoodie is currently Lead Trustee of the Rocky Mountain Institute, a non-profit research and educational foundation focused on advanced and integrative solutions to achieve sustainable energy and resource efficiency.


He also serves on the Sierra Club's Climate Cabinet and Scientific Advisory Panel, an environmental organization focused on climate control and responsible use of energy and resources.


Prior to founding Power Light, Mr. Dinwoodie was active in energy technology and policy, and he holds numerous patents on photovoltaic and related products.