Rob Donovan serves as WADE's Director of Special Projects. Prior to joining WADE, Rob spent 18 years as Program Manager for the United States Energy Association (USEA), the U.S. member of the World Energy Council (WEC).

At USEA he organized ministerial summits and senior-level conferences of 100-5,000 participants both in the USA and abroad with delegations of up to 125 countries. Rob initiated and coordinated numerous technical and educational energy programs with government and private sector sponsorship.

Developed and executed communications plan with energy trade associations, member organizations and World Energy Council member countries. Directed communications for 100 nation World Energy Council Congress hosted by the United States.

Rob holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts.