Senior Associate, Carbon-Free Buildings, RMI
Ellie is a Senior Associate within RMI�s Carbon-Free Buildings Program, leveraging a background in environmental design, resilience, health and social equity, and climate tech to contribute to thought leadership and research promoting policies and best practices that reinforce the business case for sustainability in the built environment. Since joining RMI, Ellie�s primary focus has been supporting RMI�s Finance the Future initiative, where she works to increase the availability of capital for climate-aligned home energy improvements. Prior to joining RMI, Ellie worked under the Urban Land Institute�s (ULI) Center for Sustainability and Economic Performance, supporting projects and research that promote equitable investments in energy efficient, healthy, resilient, and sustainable buildings and communities across the globe. Ellie�s previous work at ULI included assisting with community engagement projects with city officials and global real estate firms, as well as contributing to research publications on topics including climate risk and real estate, wildfire resilience, and flood buyouts. Ellie holds a BA in Business and Environmental Studies from Franklin & Marshall College and is also recognized as a LEED Green Associate and Fitwel Ambassador.