Full Name
Thomas Ashley
Job Title
Vice President, Policy & Market Development
Shell Recharge Solutions Americas
Speaker Bio
With extensive experience in clean energy and transportation policy and planning, Tom leads Shell Recharge Solutions’ policy, regulatory and market-development strategy and engagement. His work focuses on growing the electric vehicle and EV charging markets by increasing investment in charging infrastructure; expanding connectivity between EVs and the grid; growing EV equity; advancing fleet electrification; and addressing the future of mobility.

Prior to joining Shell Recharge Solutions (formerly Greenlots), he served as the director of utility and regulatory affairs at PlugShare, where he focused on the policy frameworks necessary for vehicle-grid integration. Tom worked for numerous government bodies, including the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, the Office of Energy and Environmental Industries of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration, the Vermont Department of Public Service’s Energy Efficiency Division, and the California Public Utilities Commission. In addition, he consulted for the Electric Drive Transportation Association.

Tom earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California and his master’s and JD degrees from Vermont Law School.
Thomas Ashley