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Our Team

Dr. Luay al-Khatteeb
Distinguished Visiting Fellow
Non-Resident Fellow
Research Associate
Non-Resident Fellow
Adjunct Research Fellow
Leonardo Beltran
Distinguished Visiting Fellow
Philippe Benoit
Adjunct Senior Research Scholar
Veronica Bernie
Chief of Staff to the Executive Director
Tim Boersma
Non-Resident Fellow
Jason Bordoff
Co-Founding Dean, Columbia Climate School
Founding Director, Center on Global Energy Policy
Professor of Professional Practice, Columbia SIPA
Dr. Matt Bowen
Research Scholar
Assistant Editor
Mauricio Cardenas
Visiting Senior Research Scholar
Senior Executive Assistant to the Executive Director
Global Research Scholar
Paul Dabbar
Distinguished Visiting Fellow
Kaushik Deb
Senior Research Scholar
Kaime Desire
Senior Program Manager
Erica Downs
Senior Research Scholar
Jonathan Elkind
Senior Research Scholar
Zhiyuan Fan
Research Associate
Dr. Harrison Fell
Senior Research Scholar
Non-Resident Fellow
Julio Friedman
Non-Resident Fellow
Managing Director of the Carbontech Development Initiative
Jodi Garner
Senior Director of Development
Dr. James Glynn
Senior Research Scholar
Antoine Halff
Adjunct Senior Research Scholar
David Hill
Adjunct Senior Research Scholar
Co-chair, Women in Energy Steering Committee
Distinguished Visiting Fellow
Robert ("RJ") Johnston
Adjunct Senior Research Scholar
Ira Joseph
Adjunct Senior Research Scholar
Richard L. Kauffman
Adjunct Senior Research Scholar
Adjunct Senior Research Scholar
Assistant Director of Faculty Affairs
Cheryl LaFleur
Non-Resident Fellow and Advisory Board Member
Financial Assistant
Director of Communications and Digital Media
Research Associate
Akos Losz
Non-Resident Fellow
Senior Research Scholar and the Director of Research
Bill Loveless
Columbia Energy Exchange Host
Distinguished Visiting Fellow
Bob McNally
Non-Resident Fellow
Robin Mills
Non-Resident Fellow
Tatiana Mitrova
Research Fellow
Research Scholar
Non-Resident Fellow
Domingo Morales
Assistant Director of Human Resources
Assistant Director of Grant Administration
Managing Editor
Richard Nephew
Senior Research Scholar
Distinguished Visiting Fellow
Non-Resident Fellow
Caitlin Norfleet
Director of Events
Emeka Ochu
Research Associate
Events Coordinator
Luisa Palacios
Senior Research Scholar
Carlos Pascual
Non-Resident Fellow
Research Associate
Special Assistant to the Founding Director
Research Associate
Abhi Rajendran
Adjunct Research Scholar
Senior Project Manager
Dr. Joshua Rhodes
Non-Resident Fellow
Research Associate
Director of Research Publications
Christof Rühl
Senior Research Scholar
Inaugural Fellow
Hadia Sheerazi
Research Associate
Simona Shuboni
Associate Director of Development
Executive Assistant
Research Associate
Maria Sukhanova
Director of Finance and Administration
Research Associate
Jocelyn Tarbox
Assistant Director of Development, Corporate Partnerships and Foundations
Jennifer Taveras
Executive Assistant
Assistant Director of Finance and Operations
Non-Resident Fellow
Johanes Urpelainen
Non-Resident Fellow
Dr. Harry Verhoeven
Senior Research Scholar
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Associate Director of Communications and Media Relations
Jaimie Webster
Non-Resident Fellow
Special Assistant to the Research Director
Sheng Yan
Non-Resident Fellow