Our policy experts


  • Mahoney, Melissa Manager, Pacific Fisheries Policy

    Areas of expertise: Fisheries Management/policy, human dimensions of fisheries, collaborative fisheries research, electronic monitoring, visual communications

    Office: Remote

  • Margolis, Josh Managing Director, Environmental Markets, Climate Program

    Areas of expertise: Market-based and environmental policy instruments, environmental credit trading, environmental permitting.

    Office: San Francisco

  • McCahan, Graham Senior Attorney, U.S. Climate & Air – Legal & Regulatory

    Areas of expertise: Clean Air Act, climate change, and air quality.

    Office: Boulder, Colorado

  • McCain, Christina Director, Latin America, Climate

    Areas of expertise: Climate and energy policy, carbon markets, Mexico, Brazil, tropical forests.

    Office: Sacramento, California

  • McCormick, Lindsay Project Manager, Chemicals and Health

    Areas of expertise: Environmental Health, Chemical Safety, Children’s Health

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • McDow, Will Director, Habitat Markets

    Areas of expertise: habitat markets, mitigation banking, ecosystem services, forestry, wildlife conservation

    Office: Raleigh, North Carolina

  • McLellan, Eileen Senior Scientist

    Areas of expertise: Water quality, watershed protection and restoration, ecological resilience, land use planning, rural development, environmental policy

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • Miller, Valerie Manager, Oceans Cuba Program

    Areas of expertise: Shark Conservation, Latin American & the Caribbean, Cooperative Resource Management

    Office: Austin, Texas

  • Mimikakis, John Vice President, Oceans

    Areas of expertise: Oceans Programs, catch shares

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • Mohlin, Kristina Senior Economist

    Areas of expertise: Climate policy, energy, environmental markets, electricity pricing

    Office: New York City

  • Moore, Lisa Scientist, Office of the Chief Scientist

    Areas of expertise: Climate change, global warming, ecosystems

    Office: San Francisco

  • Moran, Kevin Senior Director, Colorado River Program

    Areas of expertise: Public policy, water law and management, coalitions, ballot campaigns and organizational leadership

    Office: Remote

  • Morehouse, Erica Senior Attorney

    Areas of expertise: California climate policy, climate law, cap-and-trade

    Office: Raleigh, North Carolina

  • Mueller, Dan Director, Natural Gas Exploration and Production

    Areas of expertise: Oil & gas exploration and production, hydraulic fracturing, energy, carbon capture and sequestration, environmental regulations, surface and subsurface hydrology

    Office: Austin, Texas

  • Munson, Dick Director, Midwest Clean Energy

    Areas of expertise: Energy policy, electricity markets

    Office: Remote

  • Navarro, Lauren Senior Policy Manager, California Clean Energy

    Areas of expertise: Clean energy, electricity system, energy legislation

    Office: Sacramento, California

  • Neltner, Tom Chemicals Policy Director

    Areas of expertise: Food additives, lead, cadmium, formaldehyde, and hazardous materials management

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • O'Brien, Sarah Senior Manager, Pacific Tuna Initiative

    Areas of expertise: Fisheries monitoring and data collection; electronic monitoring, Fisheries policy and management, Pacific tuna, Sea turtle biology and conservation, Coral reef ecology

    Office: San Francisco

  • O'Connor, Timothy Director, California oil and gas

    Areas of expertise: Climate change, oil and gas, clean energy

    Office: Remote

  • Omara, Mark Senior Research Analyst, Oil and Gas

    Areas of expertise: International oil and gas, methane emissions science

    Office: Austin, Texas