Ms. Santoro specializes in applied natural resource economics, with a focus on energy and climate analysis. She applies this expertise to assessments of the costs, benefits, and economic impacts of various state and federal policies and programs, including programs related to clean energy, energy efficiency, community microgrids, and smart grid development. Her work also includes spatial and economic analyses of climate change impacts and adaptation, both in the U.S. and abroad. In addition, Ms. Santoro is a skilled technical writer and editor, often providing clients with assistance translating complex information into reports and presentations for specific stakeholders or the general public.
Ms. Santoro holds a B.A. in Environmental Studies and Economics from Brown University and an M.S. in Natural Resources and Environment from the University of Michigan, where she specialized in energy and climate systems.