Michelle Levinson is Senior Manager of eMobility Finance & Policy with the US Energy Program. She is a creative problem-solver and expert in electricity and transportation decarbonization, environmental markets, and project finance.

Prior to joining WRI, Michelle was a consultant on transportation electrification projects at the Cadmus Group and worked in political, legal, and regulatory advocacy at the Natural Resources Defense Council and at NextGen Climate America. Michelle conducted graduate thesis work for the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s Electricity Markets & Policy group, where she studied vehicle electrification and utility finance. She was also a researcher at the Center for Environmental Public Policy, where she worked on climate change policy, air quality, and environmental justice.

Michelle holds a B.A. in International Relations from Brown University and a dual Master's Degree from the Goldman School of Public Policy and the Energy and Resources Group (ERG) at University of California, Berkeley.

Michelle lives in and works remotely from Oakland, CA, where she enjoys outdoor adventures with her husband, Daniel, and dog, Roscoe.