Heidi Ries has 20 years of experience working on air quality, climate change and clean energy programs. Her areas of technical expertise include: climate change policy, clean energy options, carbon offsets, climate change mitigation and adaptation, and electric utility financial analysis. Prior to joining the Energy Transition Lab, Heidi managed all aspects of multiple EPA and environmental group consulting projects including marketing, developing and maintaining client relationships, analysis, staffing, budget and deliverables. Specific projects involved climate change modeling, state clean energy policies, carbon offsets and international and domestic climate policy, as well as carbon dioxide emissions inventories for an electric utility and for US public lands. Heidi enjoys travel and spending time with her family.