Planet Forward Contributor
In his current role, Robert (Bob) Hilton provides information and technical data on power technology to state and federal regulators. During more than ten years with Alstom, Bob has held several positions of increasing responsibility including Vice President of Marketing for Alstom’s global Air Pollution Control business, Vice President of Research & Development in air pollution control; Vice President of Alstom’s Post Combustion Carbon Capture Programs; Director of Business Development; and Strategic Development Director.
Today, Hilton is responsible for providing technical guidance on regulatory and legislative issues for Alstom and providing testimony to committees supporting Alstom’s positions. He represents the Company in technical organizations, work groups and industry associations to process the Company’s regulatory agenda and interfaces with state and federal officials to provide information on key issues. Additionally, Hilton provides guidance and input to the strategic and operational planning of the Alstom US business with regards to regulatory issues.
Hilton has been in the air pollution control field for over thirty years. His specialty is air pollution and the related issues of water and waste management. He holds a B.S. in Chemistry from Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science, a MBA in Finance, from Drexel University, Philadelphia and is past president and a member of the Board of Directors, Institute of Clean Air Companies. He is also the inventor of 15 US and foreign patents and applications and has authored numerous technical publications.