Our policy experts


  • 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 Senior Manager, Cuba Oceans Program

    Areas of expertise: Shark Conservation, Latin America & 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 and energy policy, wholesale electricity market design, gas transportation markets, electricity tariff design

    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 Senior Manager, Energy

    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, Regulatory & Legislative Affairs

    Areas of expertise: Energy policy, electricity markets

    Office: Remote

  • Navarro, Lauren Senior Manager, Regulatory & Legislative Affairs

    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 Senior Director and Senior Attorney, Energy Transition Strategy

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

    Office: Remote

  • Omara, Mark Senior Analyst, Research & Analytics

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

    Office: Austin, Texas

  • Orleans, Raisa Senior Manager, Political Affairs

    Areas of expertise: U.S. Congress, U.S. climate policy, methane policy

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • Ortiz, Rafael Senior Manager, Gulf of California Fisheries

    Areas of expertise: Fisheries, Ocean Conservation, Stakeholder Engagement, Research and Analysis, Ecophysiology

    Office: La Paz, Mexico

  • Otsuka, Kazuhiko Director, Japan

    Areas of expertise: Fisheries management, sustainable innovation

    Office: Remote

  • O’Leary, Aoife Senior Legal Manager, Carbon Pricing

    Areas of expertise: International transport focused on aviation and shipping and greening agriculture policies

    Office: Europe

  • Panfil, Michael Director of Federal Energy Policy and Senior Attorney

    Areas of expertise: Clean Energy; Wholesale Markets; Smart Grid; Demand Response; the Federal Power Act; Litigation and Regulatory

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • Patton, Vickie General Counsel

    Areas of expertise: Climate change, global warming, air quality

    Office: Boulder, Colorado