Doug develops and maintains Ava’s modeling capabilities to help teams across the organization understand the potential impact of a variety of regulatory, political, and technological changes on Ava’s operations and strategy. In addition, he is responsible for understanding the models and projections produced by other companies, organizations, and governmental agencies throughout California that are used to develop energy policy at the local, regional and statewide levels. Prior to joining Ava, Doug spent over seven years at Energy and Environmental Economics, Inc. (E3) in San Francisco, providing energy and electricity sector analysis to clients across the public and private sectors.
In addition to his B.A. in Economics and M.S. in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford, where he focused on energy economics, Doug has earned a master’s degree in Communication from UPenn, studying political communication and journalism.