Elizabeth Casey

Elizabeth Casey

Elizabeth, fueled by a deep passion for using business as a catalyst for environmental change, combines her environmental science major with a minor in quantitative methods in the social sciences to enhance her data analysis skills and drive data-informed...
Ashley Martinez

Ashley Martinez

Ashley “Ash” Martinez (ashemart@umich.edu) is a third year dual degree student pursuing her MBA with a concentration in Global Operations and a MS in Environment and Sustainability with a focus on Sustainable Systems. Ashley is passionate about using...
Katherine Plaxe

Katherine Plaxe

Katie comes to the Erb Institue with a five-year career in brand management in the consumer-packaged goods industry. She set her sights on Michigan, in large part, because of the Erb Institute. She knew it would give her the opportunity to deeply pursue two areas of...
Eli Forrester

Eli Forrester

Eli joins the Erb Institute with seven years of experience in renewable energy, climate policy, and international project development. In 2015 he co-founded Volta, a clean energy company based in Oakland, CA and Accra, Ghana. Volta built more than 400 solar power...
Christopher Meyer

Christopher Meyer

Chris came to the Erb Institute with a background in financial services and climate organizing. He worked in wealth management running an investment strategy team for three years in Washington, D.C. Outside of the office, he organized with the Sunrise Movement,...
Aaron Friedman-Heiman

Aaron Friedman-Heiman

Aaron is passionate about how optimized design and logistics can be used to eliminate material and immaterial waste, particularly within food systems. Prior to Erb, he spent two years conducting applied research, focusing on technology promoting sustainable...
Alex Reid

Alex Reid

Alex is eager to accelerate the energy transition and expand access to a healthy future. He spent the last five years conducting commercial due diligence and leading growth strategy consulting projects in manufacturing and industrial sectors. He sees vast...
Gerardo Ampudia

Gerardo Ampudia

Gerardo is passionate about the intersection between finance and sustainability. Prior to the Erb Institute, he worked for a Venture Capital capital firm in Mexico City as a in Investment Associate for six years, supporting companies in a wide spectrum of industries,...
Victoria Jenkins

Victoria Jenkins

Victoria joined the Erb Institute after spending four years working in Energy Consulting in the Commercial Real Estate Sector. She is interested in understanding the role policy, strategy and technology play in the decarbonization of end-users and the broader energy...
Mustafa Cagil Isik

Mustafa Cagil Isik

Mustafa comes to the Erb Institute with a background in Business Development in Renewable Energy. Before the Erb Institute, he has four years of experience managing the offshore wind farm and interconnection projects development phase with a contract value up to $4...