Director, Climate and Sustainability
Deb Harris is an expert in climate action and decarbonization planning, particularly for states, cities, counties, and utilities. She has worked on numerous subnational climate action plans and energy plans, greenhouse gas inventories, and decarbonization scenarios analyses. She also has long-standing experience with carbon capture, utilization, and sequestration; collecting, understanding, and analyzing sustainability data and metrics; fluorinated greenhouse gases; greenhouse gas monitoring, reporting, and verification; and national inventories and action plans.
Deb has worked with a broad range of domestic and international clients, such as the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the state of Delaware, New York City, the City of Philadelphia, Arlington County, Fairfax County, the City of Los Angeles, various utilities, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the United Kingdom's Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), the Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute (GCCSI), the Western Climate Initiative (WCI), and the World Bank Partnership for Market Readiness (PMR), among others.
She has a Master of Science in Engineering in Environmental Engineering from Johns Hopkins University and two Bachelor of Science degrees in Chemical Engineering and Engineering and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University.