Managing Partner, Hua Nani Partners
Emily is a Managing Partner at Hua Nani Partners, a strategic climate and energy consulting firm. Emily works broadly across climate and environmental policy advocacy with a focus on the economic analysis and implementation of subnational policies, and carbon markets.
Prior to joining Hua Nani Partners, Emily served as Climate Economist at Rhodium Group where she analyzed the economic impact of climate change and policy responses, with an emphasis on state and transportation policies. Emily also provided state outreach support to the Climate Impact Lab, focusing on climate damages and the Social Cost of Carbon. Prior to Rhodium, Emily served as the Chief Economist for the California Air Resources Board where she assessed the economic impact of California’s portfolio of climate and air quality policies. She also worked on the design and implementation of the Cap-and-Trade Program, serving as a Board Member for the Western Climate Initiative, and the Low Carbon Fuel Standard.
Emily holds a Ph.D. in Agricultural and Resource Economics from UC Davis and a Bachelor’s degree in energy, environmental, and mineral economics from Penn State.