Our policy experts


  • Orleans, Raisa Senior Legislative Analyst, 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

  • O’Leary, Aoife Legal Analyst

    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.

  • Parkhurst, Robert Director, Agriculture Data and Metrics

    Areas of expertise: environmental markets, agricultural offsets, greenhouse gas reductions, climate policy, carbon offset strategy, corporate sustainability

    Office: San Francisco

  • Patton, Vickie General Counsel

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

    Office: Boulder, Colorado

  • Pearen, Holly Senior Attorney

    Areas of expertise: Energy and wildlife law, Endangered Species Act, mitigation policy, infrastructure and energy development

    Office: Boulder, Colorado

  • Peress, N. Jonathan Senior Director, Energy Market Policy

    Areas of expertise: Natural gas and electricity market design, air pollution law and policy

    Office: Boston

  • Petsonk, Annie International Counsel

    Areas of expertise: Aviation, climate change, international climate policy, U.N. climate negotiations, U.S. climate policy

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • Peyronnin, Natalie Director of Science Policy, Mississippi River Delta Restoration

    Areas of expertise: Ecosystems, large-scale restoration and protection planning, science communication, natural resources management and policy, science-based decision making, ecosystem services, natural infrastructure, rivers and deltas

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • Poon, Sarah Director, Design & Capacity Development

    Areas of expertise: Fisheries management, training and capacity development

    Office: San Francisco

  • Powers, Jamie Project Manager, Sustainable Sourcing Initiative

    Areas of expertise: Agricultural retail sector, agricultural supply chains, social network analysis (SNA), sustainable agriculture

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • Pratt, Jack Senior Political Director, Political Affairs

    Areas of expertise:

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • Pulluveetil Barrera, Lavannya Tom Graff Fellow, Clean Energy

    Areas of expertise: Illinois’ Future Energy Jobs Act, external partnerships, environmental justice

    Office: Remote

  • Rauch, Marc Senior Specialist, New York Clean Energy Real Estate

    Areas of expertise: Energy policy, clean energy, real estate law and development, facilities management

    Office: New York City

  • Rife, Alexis Senior Manager, Engagement and Design

    Areas of expertise: Fisheries management, rights-based management, fisheries policy and governance, marine protected areas, small-scale fisheries

    Office: Remote

  • Roberts, Martha Senior Attorney, U.S. Climate Legal and Regulatory Program

    Areas of expertise: Federal environmental and energy regulation, the Clean Air Act, greenhouse gas emissions from the power sector.

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • Rodriguez, Laura F. Senior Director, Mexico Oceans Program

    Areas of expertise: Oceans Programs, Latin America & the Caribbean, Restoring Mexico's Gulf of California, catch shares

    Office: La Paz, Mexico

  • Roedner Sutter, Katelyn Senior Analyst, Climate Policy

    Areas of expertise: California climate policy, environmental justice, cap and trade, air quality, land use & transportation policy.

    Office: Sacramento, California

  • Rojas, Victor A. Senior Manager, Financial Policy

    Areas of expertise: Energy finance and policy, energy efficiency

    Office: New York City