Elizabeth (Eli) brings to Cadeo a diverse background in international development and the energy sector. Eli has worked for international organizations, the private sector, NGOs, and academia. Her expertise and experience are widespread—ranging from commercial solar development in NY to power system market structure evaluation in Panama to national energy security modeling in Tbilisi, Georgia. Prior to joining Cadeo, Eli worked for the United Nations Environment Program. There, she worked with governments from Latin America and the Caribbean to develop and implement clean energy initiatives. Her efforts on these projects accelerated the energy transition for these countries. Eli is also a member of the Renewable Hydrogen Alliance. There, she acts as the Policy Subcommittee Chair for WA. Additionally, she is a member of the Alternative Fuels and Technologies Committee for the Transportation Research Board.
Elizabeth holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and a master’s degree in environmental science. She also has a graduate degree in economics from Universidad de la República, Uruguay and a master’s degree in public administration from Columbia University. In her free time, Eli likes to practice kiteboarding and mountaineering or sip a cup of coffee in one of the many marvelous cafés in Portland.