Annie is a first year Master of Environmental Management candidate studying energy policy and finance. She is especially interested in unlocking financing for small scale renewable energy and energy efficiency projects and developing pathways to bring such projects to scale. Prior to coming to Yale, Annie worked as an energy efficiency consultant at ICF specializing in public-private-partnerships and market transformation. Her past project experience includes managing the EPA ENERGY STAR products third-party certification program and working with USAID to identify opportunities for energy efficiency in developing economies. Annie holds a B.S. in Environmental Studies and a minor in International Relations from the University of Southern California. She is also currently a volunteer staff member of the Washington, DC-based non-profit, the Clean Energy Leadership Institute (CELI), which seeks to connect and develop the next generation of energy leaders. Born and raised in Minnesota, Annie enjoys photography, hiking, and ultimate frisbee.