about: I am a sustainability professional focused on linking complex sustainability challenges to strategic solutions. I approach sustainability problems via cross-org collaboration, multidisciplinary research, & strategic problem-solving. I leverage my training in sustainability frameworks, standards, & policy to develop solutions. I am in the final stages of completing my Ph.D. in Sustainability Studies at the College of Global Futures at Arizona State University (ASU). Before joining ASU, I worked for a management consulting firm supporting environmental, social & governance (ESG) team initiatives. I led novel research & policy initiatives in support of state & federal energy efficiency standards, helping to realize significant energy savings & reduced greenhouse gas emissions.
focus areas: sustainability frameworks | climate & energy policy | environmental, social & governance (ESG) | standards & reporting | sustainability risk | sustainable finance | energy efficiency | social psychology of climate change | occupational identity in sustainability professionals
current work: My current work investigates sustainability professionals as a type of ‘wicked problem occupation’. Or aptly put, what happens when the ‘end of the world’ is your day job? I explore how professionals function & cope in occupations engaging complex global sustainability challenges. I combine sustainability, social psychology, & identity scholarship to explore how professionals function & cope in occupations engaging complex global sustainability challenges.
skills: research design | data analysis & visualization | strategic problem-solving | interdisciplinary teamwork | program management | policy analysis | stakeholder engagement | cross-unit collaboration
competencies: changemaker | collaborative | adaptive | analytical | growth | emotional intelligence
career: I am a mission-driven sustainability professional committed to supporting the world’s transition to a low-carbon economy. I am currently searching for similarly-aligned career opportunities for my next role.