Dr. Don Proebstel, E&S and Renewable Energy Advisor

Don is a Senior Associate of Prizma with over 25 years of international professional experience, including VP Environmental and Sustainability at Gold Reserve Inc.; Senior Environmental & Social Analyst with the US Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC); Senior Analyst Pike Research (now Navigant Research); and Senior Environmental Analyst at AATA International. Dr. Proebstel is also a Director at Natural Power Concepts, which is involved in the development of advanced renewable energy technology solutions. Don has contributed to numerous Prizma engagements, ranging from wind energy developments in Panama to gold mining projects in the Kyrgyz Republic. Don’s academic training is in conservation biology. He is a GRI-certified sustainability reporter, speaks fluent Spanish and is based in Hawaii.