The success of the City Energy Project relies on highly qualified City Advisors who work within each participating city. The City Advisor is a full-time position that coordinates between his or her city, various local stakeholders, other City Energy Project participants, and the central City Energy Project Hub staff.

Now Hiring: Miami-Dade County Resilience Energy Analyst

Apply by June 10th.


City Energy Project Hub Team

Co-Director of City Energy Project, Natural Resources Defense Council
Christina Angelides, NRDC

Co-Director of City Energy Project, Institute for Market Transformation
Julie Hughes, Institute for Market Transformation

Deputy Director
Kimi Narita, NRDC

Deputy Director, Operations
Ryan Freed, IMT

Director, Technical Resources
Jayson Antonoff, IMT

Director, Communications
Katie Weeks, IMT

City Engagement Managers
Kate McCormick, NRDC

Caroline Keicher, IMT
Erin Beddingfield, IMT

City and Partnership Advocate
Emily Barkdoll, NRDC

Senior Policy Advisor
Hilary Firestone, NRDC

Senior Program Associates
Zachary Hart, IMT
Amberli Young, IMT

Program Assistant
Olivia Walker, NRDC


The City Energy Project is a joint project of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Institute for Market Transformation (IMT).NRDC2015


The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is an international nonprofit environmental organization with more than 1.4 million members. Since 1970, its lawyers, scientists, and other environmental specialists have worked to protect the world’s natural resources, public health, and the environment. NRDC has offices in New York City; Washington, D.C.; Los Angeles; San Francisco; Chicago; Bozeman, Montana; and Beijing. Learn more at and follow NRDC on Twitter @NRDC.



The Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) is a Washington, D.C.–based nonprofit organization promoting energy efficiency, green building, and environmental protection in the United States and abroad. IMT’s work addresses market failures that inhibit investment in energy efficiency and sustainability in the building sector. Visit to learn more, and follow IMT at @IMT_speaks.