Hannah Beilinson
Hannah BeilinsonAssociate Developer

Hannah is an Associate Developer at Atlas, where she assists with building out new climate dashboards and policy tools, as well as updating Atlas’s existing offerings. Hannah brings a background as a full-stack developer in technology innovation. Prior to joining Atlas, she worked as a software engineer at Accenture, where she focused on applications of emerging technology across industries. Most recently, she worked on building out a knowledge graph database for a web application. In addition, Hannah brings experience in responsible AI and a passion for responsible technology more generally. Before Accenture, she worked on researching issues of fairness in information spread through social networks.

Hannah holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with a minor in Statistics from Haverford College.

Kelsey Blongewicz
Kelsey BlongewiczPolicy Analyst

Kelsey is a Policy Analyst at Atlas Public Policy where she contributes to policy analysis on federal climate investments.

Before joining Atlas, Kelsey was with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency where she conducted program evaluation projects, supported data and evidence building, and analyzed and promoted the potential for renewable energy development on contaminated sites. She also brings experience developing climate change communication and education materials, administering sustainable building certifications, and leveraging geospatial data analysis for energy and conservation solutions.

Kelsey holds a Master of Science in Natural Resources and Environment from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Science in Geosciences from Denison University.

Spencer Burget
Spencer BurgetPolicy Analyst

Spencer is a Policy Analyst at Atlas Public Policy where he contributes to original research and policy analysis on transportation electrification and federal climate investments. Spencer supports Atlas EV Hub and the Climate Program Portal, developing tools to empower the policy community through improved access to data. Spencer also contributes to research and development and strategic advising projects spanning medium- and heavy-duty vehicle electrification, EV charging infrastructure deployment, and total cost of ownership analysis.

Spencer brings experience as a clean energy professional in the non-profit and private sector spanning vehicle and building electrification, renewable energy, and battery storage. Prior to joining Atlas, Spencer worked as an independent consultant providing project support and market research for the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and other leading clean energy organizations. At EDF, Spencer managed the Fleet Readiness Group and developed market research and policy analysis in support of zero-emissions medium- and heavy-duty vehicles.

Spencer holds a Bachelor of Arts in Environment, Economics, and Politics from Pitzer College.

James Di Filippo
James Di FilippoSenior Policy Analyst

James Di Filippo is a Senior Policy Analyst at Atlas Public Policy where he leads policy research projects and advises clients on transportation electrification in both light- and heavy-duty sectors. James specializes in data-driven policy analysis and economic, emissions and technological modeling. His recent work at Atlas includes prospective analyses of pilot programs in Los Angeles, research on the effect of direct sales policy reform on EV sales in the United States, strategy for the deployment of EV chargers for a large multifamily real estate investment trust, and development of tools to estimate how utility rates impact the cost of charging for commercial electricity customers.

In addition to his policy research and advising role, James is an expert on the analysis of EV charging usage data for reporting, evaluation and to inform incentive program design. He is a lead author of the open-source EV Charging Use Data Specification, an Atlas-led effort to standardize charging use data collection and reporting across industry and public programs.

Prior to Atlas, James was a researcher at UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation where he conducted applied research on clean vehicle incentive design, electric vehicle charging infrastructure planning, climate policy, and the air quality impacts of decarbonization. His work there included analysis and modeling to inform incentive design for heavy duty vehicles, planning for EV infrastructure in workplaces and multi-family housing, and evaluating an EV fast charging pilot program.

James Holds a Master of Public Policy degree from the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs and a Bachelors of Government from California State University, Sacramento.

Dipo Fadeyi
Dipo FadeyiPolicy Associate

Dipo Fadeyi is a Policy Associate at Atlas Public Policy. Prior to Atlas, Dipo worked as a Research Intern at Adamantine Energy, where he supported research to guide energy industry clients in defining their ESG strategies and navigating political risks. He was also a Research Intern at the Pew Research Center, where he assisted with social media and public opinion research. 

While in college, Dipo was a research assistant for international public opinion and energy opinion projects. He recently graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor’s Degree in Government & Politics and Economics. 

Moe Khatib (he/him)
Moe Khatib (he/him)Policy Associate

Moe Khatib is a Policy Associate at Atlas Public Policy where he supports original research and analysis on electric mobility deployment, building decarbonization, and other areas of climate policy. Moe’s work at Atlas includes the collection and synthesis of policy and market data for Atlas’s EV Hub and Buildings Hub.

Prior to Atlas, Moe previously worked at the Electrification Coalition where he provided analytical and technical support to advance the organization’s electric mobility projects. At the Electrification Coalition, Moe supported various U.S. cities and territories by using GIS to model the equitable deployment EV charging infrastructure, recommending grid resiliency strategies, and fostering stakeholder engagement.

Moe holds a Bachelor of Science in Public Affairs specializing in Environmental Management and Urban Development from Indiana University Bloomington.

John Kuna
John KunaProject Manager

John is a Project Manager focused particularly on EV charging deployment and charging use data.

Prior to Atlas, John worked for the Federal Bureau of Investigation, where he managed and contributed to programs supporting national security missions for the U.S. Government. At the FBI, John worked on program management, operations optimization, governance, policy development, and strategic planning. John holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Salisbury University.

Sophie Latham
Sophie LathamPolicy Associate

Sophie Latham is a Policy Associate at Atlas Public Policy, where she supports original research and sophisticated analyses on electric transportation and manufacturing, clean jobs, and other aspects of climate policy. She also works with the Atlas team to collect data for the Atlas EV Manufacturing Hub and Climate Program Portal.

Before joining Atlas, Sophie worked as a Buildings and Energy Associate at ADL Ventures, where she contributed to projects on building efficiency and deep energy retrofits, electric vehicle infrastructure development, and other sustainability policy research and writing. Sophie also worked during her senior year at Yale’s Carbon Containment Lab, where she worked on assessments of carbon offset verification methodologies and on literature reviews of the potential for underground sequestration of captured carbon dioxide.

Sophie holds a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Policy and a certificate in Energy Studies from Yale University. 

Jaclyn Lea
Jaclyn LeaPolicy Associate

Jaclyn Lea is a Policy Associate at Atlas Public Policy, where she supports original research and sophisticated analyses on electric transportation, building decarbonization, and other areas of climate policy. She also works with the Atlas team to collect data for the Atlas EV Hub, Buildings Hub, and Climate Program Portal.

Before joining Atlas, Jaclyn worked as a Policy Intern at the Electrification Coalition, where she assisted in developing multiple projects and policy initiatives to advance the widespread deployment of electric vehicles. Jaclyn was also a Research Intern at the Center for Environmental Policy and Behavior at the University of California, Davis. During her internship, she conducted research via literature review on hydraulic fracturing boom-bust cycles and cannabis policy.

Jaclyn holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Policy Analysis and Planning from the University of California, Davis.

Nicole Lepre (she/her)
Nicole Lepre (she/her)Senior Policy Analyst

Nicole Lepre is a Senior Policy Analyst at Atlas Public Policy. Nicole works with the Atlas team to conduct original research and analysis on electric vehicle policy and manage data projects to support Atlas’s transportation and power sector customers. Nicole has worked on topics such as utility investment in EV programs, best practices for EV charging at multi-family dwellings, integration of EVs with the electrical grid, and the economic case for electrification. Nicole also brings her talent for public speaking as a frequent guest speaker and panelist at various EV Community events, and as a contributor to Atlas’s EV Hub Live podcast. Nicole has authored and co-authorized reports for NGOs, government entities, and electric utilities. Nicole also works closely with Atlas’s data analysts to build analytical tools for the EV Hub and manage large data projects for customers.

Nicole started her energy career at Consolidated Edison’s Clean Energy Businesses, working to develop and manage solar and wind projects across the United States.

Nicole holds a Master’s degree in Energy Regulation and Law from Vermont Law School and a Bachelor of Arts in Math and Philosophy from Wesleyan University.

Lucy McKenzie
Lucy McKenzieDirector

Lucy is a Director at Atlas Public Policy, where she is leading and contributing to a variety of electric vehicle projects. Previously, she was a Director at Energy and Environmental Economics (E3), where she focused on quantifying and realizing the climate and economic benefits of EVs for utilities, regulators, technology companies and transit agencies across the United States. She worked with utility and government clients and a wide array of stakeholders to develop industry-leading strategic roadmaps to electrify transportation. She also developed e-bus rate designs for the California Transit Association, identified optimal locations and best practices for public EV charging for Pacific Gas & Electric, and quantified economic and greenhouse gas benefits of EVs for utilities and ratepayers around the country.

Lucy recently co-founded the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of Women of Electric Vehicles (WomenOfEVs.com). She holds a Master of Public Policy degree from U.C. Berkeley, and Bachelors of Economics and Commerce (Finance, Business & Accounting) from the University of Queensland in her hometown of Brisbane, Australia.

Mohit Mendiratta
Mohit MendirattaData Engineer

Mohit is a Data Engineer at Atlas Public Policy where he works on data projects across products, research and strategic advising. He has deep expertise in data analytics, consulting, and management. 

Prior to joining Atlas, Mohit worked at Equifax where he led data and analytics innovation for new product development. He also brings more than six years of consulting experience from Deloitte where he worked on highly analytical and data intensive projects across public services, manufacturing, and insurance. His past projects include developing smart factory solutions to optimize work at aerospace manufacturing facilities, designing web-applications for public services recipients, and exploring new ways to combine data for financial risk decisioning.  

Mohit holds a Master of Business Administration from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. 

Nick Nigro
Nick NigroFounder

Nick works to bring a data-driven approach to the public policy field through the greater use of new technology. He is a nationally known expert on climate change policy, transportation electrification, and the greater use of data in policy analysis. He has led the development of several complex financial and policy analysis tools, convened large groups of diverse stakeholders nationwide, is a frequent public speaker on energy and environmental issues, and has expert knowledge in web, database, and other advanced technologies.

Nick is the founder of Atlas Public Policy, a policy tech firm whose mission is to equip businesses and policymakers to make strategic, informed decisions through the greater use of technology that aggregates publicly available information. Atlas arms our audience with the information necessary to encourage the use of new technologies and products along with changes in consumer behavior.

With Atlas, Nick has been working with public agencies, large industries, and advocacy organizations to collect and analyze data from across the internet to inform organizational strategy and create, deploy, and evaluate innovative programs. Nick has led major research projects that required the use of sophisticated data aggregation and analytical techniques in the areas of transportation, energy use, business models, and environmental impacts. Nick led the creation of the Atlas EV Hub, the premiere information resource for over 1,000 stakeholders around the United States working on transportation electrification. The EV Hub aggregates publicly available data from many sources and makes that information readily accessible to a non-technical audience.

Before starting Atlas in early 2015, Nick was the Senior Manager of Transportation Initiatives at the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, where he developed C2ES’s strategy to save oil and reduce greenhouse gases from the transportation sector. In a prior life, Nick spent six years as an engineer and manager in the high-tech industry at Oasis Semiconductor in Waltham, Massachusetts. He was a strategic part of Oasis, helping it grow from 15 to almost 100 employees in under four years, and led projects with the largest impact on company revenue.

Nick holds a Master of Public Policy from the University of California Berkeley’s Goldman School of Public Policy and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Annabelle Rosser (she/her)
Annabelle Rosser (she/her)Policy Analyst

Annabelle is a Policy Analyst at Atlas Public Policy where she contributes to original research and analysis on public investments in water and climate infrastructure. She is leading the development of a forthcoming product focused on water policy and infrastructure that will equip the water community with better access to public data. She also works closely with the Atlas team to build analytical tools for the Climate Program Portal.

Annabelle brings a background in water policy, land-use planning, and spatial analysis. Prior to joining Atlas, she worked as a research associate for the Public Policy Institute of California’s Water Policy Center, where she conducted original research on sustainable groundwater management, land-use management, drought risk and mitigation, and water finance. She also brings experience in climate risk and stormwater management from to her time working at the Luskin Center for Innovation.

Annabelle holds a Master of Urban and Regional Planning from UCLA and a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from the University of Chicago.

Katherine Shok (she/they)
Katherine Shok (she/they)Policy Associate

Katherine is a Policy Associate at Atlas Public Policy supporting the Water Portal and Buildings Hub. Before joining Atlas, Katherine worked in journalism as a reporter for The Daily Californian and NPR’s San Francisco station, KQED. Previously, Katherine spearheaded climate communications for the U.S. Green Chamber of Commerce and was a research assistant for projects about water usage in the Bay Area.

Katherine holds Bachelor of Science in Environmental Economics & Policy and Society & Environment with a minor in Public Policy from the University of California, Berkeley.

Zachary Strauss (he/him)
Zachary Strauss (he/him)Policy Analyst

Zack is a detail-oriented clean energy policy enthusiast with a passion for breaking down complex issues for nontechnical audiences. With over seven years of work experience, Zack provides valuable thought leadership in areas of U.S. clean energy policy, building electrification, energy geopolitics, and foreign affairs.

Zack has served as a Policy Analyst at Atlas Public Policy since December 2021. At Atlas, he leads the company’s work on building sector electrification and decarbonization and manages the Atlas’s one-stop-shop building decarbonization data platform, Buildings Hub. In developing Buildings Hub and authoring original content, Zack seeks to provide policymakers, private sector actors, and the general public with the information they need to make informed decisions and advocate for beneficial policies. In addition, he helps spearhead data analysis on utility investment in transportation electrification and supports projects focused on multifamily EV charging strategies.

Prior to Atlas, Zack served as the Associate Director for Advanced Energy at the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center, where his work focused primarily on renewable energy, U.S. geothermal development, international climate action, and national security. At the Council, Zachary managed the Veterans Advanced Energy Project, where he supported military veterans and spouses working in advanced energy through professional development programming. He is also the leading founder of Out in Energy, the U.S. association for openly LGBTQ+ energy and climate professionals.

He comes to Atlas with a background in foreign affairs and international energy policy, with over four years of work experience in France, Japan, Italy, Mexico, and Spain. Zachary received his Master’s degree in international security from Sciences Po, Paris and graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor’s degree in international studies from Middlebury College. He is proficient in Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, and Japanese.

Tom Taylor (he/him)
Tom Taylor (he/him)Senior Policy Analyst

Tom is a Senior Policy Analyst and brings together data, policy, and communications at Atlas. At Atlas, he produces reports and data stories related to climate solutions and is particularly focused on ensuring that this content is accessible to policymakers and the public.

Before starting at Atlas in 2021, Tom was a Policy Officer in the Department of Health and Human Services in Melbourne, Australia, where he worked on housing outcomes for people living in public housing. He has worked in other roles in state government including in policy and project management. He has experience in climate and clean energy policy development from stints at the Council of the Ageing South Australia, Divest Princeton, and Solar Citizens. At Solar Citizens, he led modelling, design, and communications for a solar on social housing initiative.

Tom holds a Master of Public Affairs from Princeton University and a Bachelor of Arts in Social Research and Public Policy from New York University Abu Dhabi.

Matthew Vining
Matthew ViningPolicy Analyst

Matthew is a Policy Analyst at Atlas Public Policy where he contributes to policy analysis and research on electric vehicle manufacturing and investment, clean energy jobs, and climate mitigation and disinformation tracking. Matthew supports the Climate Program Portal and EV Manufacturing Hub.

Prior to joining Atlas, Matthew earned his Master of Public Policy with a concentration in Energy & Environment from Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy. He also worked in various internships and project-based learning opportunities. As a student trainee with the U.S. EPA, he facilitated data analyses and original research to support standards and regulations in monitoring emissions from refineries, incorporating electricity in renewable fuel standards, and developing green hydrogen facilities. Matthew also worked with state and county governments and public sector actors in Indiana and North Carolina, conducting economic analyses and greenhouse gas inventories to inform decision making on energy and climate topics for policies and community planning.

He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental and Ecological Engineering and Minor in Global Engineering Studies from Purdue University.

Daniel Wilkins
Daniel WilkinsPolicy Analyst

Daniel is a Policy Analyst at Atlas, where he plays a role in supporting analysis of electric utilities and transportation electrification and advancing the electrification of vehicle fleets across the country. Daniel supports the writing of research reports, briefs, and data toolkits that provide deep insights into transportation electrification, building decarbonization, and climate policy.

Before joining Atlas, Daniel earned a Master of Public Policy, with a concentration in EV Policy from the University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School of International Studies. He brings valuable experience from his time with the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Electrification Coalition where he worked on a variety of projects including analyzing best practices for international EV adoption and identifying potential market opportunities for private sector investments. Daniel was also a Climate Corps Fellow at the Environmental Defense Fund where he advised municipalities on energy efficiency actions, created roadmaps for municipal fleet electrification, and launched a municipal energy tracking and management process.

Daniel also holds a Bachelor of Arts with an emphasis in Central and Eastern Europe from the University of Colorado at Boulder and is a dual citizen of the Czech Republic.