Our policy experts


  • Anderson, Scott Senior Policy Director, US Climate and Energy Program

    Areas of expertise: Oil and gas operations and policy, water and waste management

    Office: Austin, Texas

  • Azuara, Danae Senior Specialist, Mexico

    Areas of expertise: Climate change, Mexico, tropical forests, REDD+, carbon pricing

    Office: Remote

  • Babbitt, Christina Senior Manager, CA Groundwater Program

    Areas of expertise: Water resources management; water policy; groundwater management; adaptive management and resilience of impaired watersheds; institutional design and governance; social-ecological systems; strategic planning

    Office: San Francisco

  • Badtke-Berkow, Mina Policy Manager, Clean Energy

    Areas of expertise: Grid modernization, data access, energy policy, analytics

    Office: New York City

  • Bell, Ellen Senior Manager, Midwest Clean Energy

    Areas of expertise: Industrial sustainability, specifically energy efficiency, environmental and energy management systems, public policy and peer networking, commercial real estate

    Office: Remote

  • Bi, Alex Climate and Energy Economics Fellow

    Areas of expertise: Electric utilities and natural gas markets

    Office: New York City

  • Bilich, Andy Clean Energy Analyst

    Areas of expertise: Distributed energy resources (DERs), renewable energy, energy and climate policy

    Office: San Francisco

  • Bravo, Mario Texas Outreach Specialist

    Areas of expertise: Air Quality, Ground Level Ozone, Oil & Gas Activity in the Eagle Ford Shale, Energy Efficiency

    Office: Austin, Texas

  • Brodnax, Sara Senior Manager, Habitat Markets

    Areas of expertise: habitat markets, ecosystem services, agricultural sustainability, working lands, wildlife conservation, endangered species

    Office: Remote

  • Brownstein, Mark Senior Vice President, Energy

    Areas of expertise: Methane policy, oil & gas related issues, electric & gas utility related issues, energy policy

    Office: New York City

  • Burden, Merrick Director, Opportunities and Outcomes & Senior Economist

    Areas of expertise: Bioeconomics, public policy, economic and community development, fisheries management, climate change effects on oceans, catch shares

    Office: Remote

  • Carbonell, Tomás Director of Regulatory Policy and Lead Attorney

    Areas of expertise: Carbon pollution from the power sector, oil and gas emission standards, and the Clean Air Act

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • Christian, Rory Director, New York Clean Energy

    Areas of expertise: Energy policy, utility business models, energy efficiency, smart grid

    Office: New York City

  • Convery, Frank J. Chief Economist

    Areas of expertise: Environmental markets, emissions trading, policy instruments, energy efficiency, water

    Office: New York City

  • Cronin , Michael Program Coordinator, EDF Climate Corps

    Areas of expertise: EDF Climate Corps, environmental policy, advocacy, corporate sustainability

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • Cunningham, Erica Director, Humboldt Current, South America

    Areas of expertise: International and economic development, ecosystem based co-management, marine conservation and fisheries management, community development

    Office: Remote

  • Delaney, Liz Director, Regional Energy Market Policy

    Areas of expertise: Energy markets, natural gas, renewable energy, corporate sustainability, energy policy, energy efficiency, climate change

    Office: Boston

  • Delli-Gatti, Dionne Director, Southeast Clean Energy

    Areas of expertise: Energy policy, government affairs, environmental justice and equity

    Office: Raleigh, North Carolina

  • Draper, Maia Air Pollution Policy Project Manager, Environmental Health

    Areas of expertise: Air quality, emissions mitigation strategies, policy and program development, ports, transportation, air quality mapping, community engagement

    Office: Austin, Texas

  • Dudek, Dan J. Vice President

    Areas of expertise: China, climate change, global warming, air quality, pollution prevention, environmental markets

    Office: Beijing, China