Neda Deylami

Manager, Vehicle Electrification


Areas of expertise:

State electric vehicle policy, charging infrastructure, equity


Neda works to advance equitable, sustainable, and cost-effective policies for a transition to zero-emission vehicles, in states including Illinois and Maryland as well as federally. She advocates for ambitious charging infrastructure and equitable access. She’s based remotely in Chicago.


Neda started her EV advocacy journey in 2018 as an owner organizing for greater access to charging for renters and those living in multi-unit dwellings. Since then, she has worked to advance electric vehicle adoption and policies across the country, particularly the Midwest, at the city, state and regional levels. As an attorney she has drafted legislation and provided expert testimony on cost-effective EV ready charging infrastructure and equitable right to charge access for all.


J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law

B.A., International Studies, DePaul University