Jennie Hatch is a research fellow at the Institute for Sustainable Energy, where she manages practices in sustainable transportation and electricity sector transformation. Her research focuses on the impact of transportation on energy systems, the role of decentralized transaction systems in energy, and de-carbonization of the energy and transportation sectors.
Previously, Jennie worked as an independent energy and environmental consultant primarily in the U.S. and Mexico. She has worked with private, public, and intergovernmental actors such as the World Bank, the state of Yucatan in Mexico, the government of Dichato, Chile, the Environmental Defense Fund, and others, to advance innovative strategies in environmental governance, waste-to-energy, solar, and utilities. She has also held research positions at the World Resources Institute and the World Bank in Washington, D.C. Jennie holds a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School and a B.A. from Wellesley College.