Our experts hail from around the globe and are leaders in a variety of energy and climate issues. For media inquiries, please contact Natalie Volk at n[email protected]. Media can also reach out directly to our scholars and fellows with an interview request. 

Our Team

Dr. Luay al-Khatteeb
Distinguished Visiting Fellow
Non-Resident Fellow
Philippe Benoit
Adjunct Senior Research Scholar
Veronica Bernie
Chief of Staff to the Executive Director
Erin Blanton
Senior Research Scholar
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
Mauricio Cardenas
Visiting Senior Research Scholar
Global Research Scholar
Paul Dabbar
Distinguished Visiting Fellow
Kaushik Deb
Senior Research Scholar
Kaime Desire
Senior Executive Assistant to the Founding Director
Erica Downs
Senior Research Scholar
Jonathan Elkind
Senior Research Scholar
Zhiyuan Fan
Research Associate
Dr. Harrison Fell
Senior Research Scholar
Laurie Fitzmaurice
Executive Director
Julio Friedman
Senior Research Scholar
Jodi Garner
Senior Director of Development
Dr. James Glynn
Senior Research Scholar
Kate Guy
Research Associate
Antoine Halff
Adjunct Senior Research Scholar
David Hill
Adjunct Senior Research Scholar
Co-chair, Women in Energy Steering Committee
Robert ("RJ") Johnston
Adjunct Senior Research Scholar
Ira Joseph
Non-Resident Fellow
Richard L. Kauffman
Adjunct Senior Research Scholar
Adjunct Senior Research Scholar
Cheryl LaFleur
Adjunct Senior Research Scholar and Advisory Board Member
Special Assistant to the Founding Director
Financial Assistant
Akos Losz
Non-Resident Fellow
Dr. Melissa Lott
Senior Research Scholar and the Director of Research
Bill Loveless
Columbia Energy Exchange Host
Jesse McCormick
Senior Advisor, Strategy and Operations
Bob McNally
Non-Resident Fellow
Robin Mills
Non-Resident Fellow
Tatiana Mitrova
Non-Resident Fellow
Research Scholar
Domingo Morales
Assistant Director of Human Resources
Assistant Director of Communications and Partnerships
Assistant Editorial Director
Executive Assistant to the Founding Director
Mary Nichols
Distinguished Visiting Fellow
Global Research Scholar
Caitlin Norfleet
Events Manager
Emeka Ochu
Research Associate
Luisa Palacios
Senior Research Scholar
Carlos Pascual
Non-Resident Fellow
Research Associate
Abhi Rajendran
Adjunct Research Scholar
Director of Research Publications
Christof Rühl
Senior Research Scholar
Inaugural Fellow
Hadia Sheerazi
Research Associate
Simona Shuboni
Assistant Director of Development
Research Associate
Executive Assistant
Maria Sukhanova
Director of Finance and Administration
Research Associate
Jocelyn Tarbox
Assistant Director of Development, Corporate Partnerships and Foundations
Jennifer Taveras
Executive Assistant
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
Xing Hon Wong
Research Associate
Dr. Caleb Woodall
Postdoc with the Carbon Management Research Initiative
Sheng Yan
Non-Resident Fellow