Member since: 2020

Chris is Energy Innovation’s Research Director and leads the firm’s California climate policy program. His recent efforts have focused on developing a California version of EI’s Energy Policy Simulator, offering insights into the best combination of policies for delivering on the state’s ambitious 2030 emission reductions goal. Chris is an expert in carbon pricing policy, and his research has shed light on the oversupply of tradable permits in the Western Climate Initiative. He previously worked for the BlueGreen Alliance, the Union of Concerned Scientists, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and holds a PhD in environmental economics from UC Berkeley.