Cynthia J. Manson
Ms. Manson has over 20 years of experience in applied regulatory analysis, market characterization and modeling, and program evaluation, with a focus on issues related to renewable energy programs and markets, secondary materials and metals, environmental justice, and the operational and economic efficiency of programs. She currently manages contracts for the New York State Energy Research and Development Agency (NYSERDA) and Eversource, where she supports efforts to accurately measure the economic impacts of energy efficiency and renewable energy programs. She also serves as the Deputy Program Manager of IEc’s contract with the Economic and Risk Staff of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery, where she is directing economic, life cycle, and evaluation analyses to support the design and implementation of regulatory and voluntary solid waste programs and innovations such as the “eManifest” rule updating the system of tracking hazardous waste shipments in the U.S. In addition, she has developed policy and economic analyses, training, and guidance for a range of clients, including several other offices in EPA, Environmental Defense Fund, Container Recycling Institute, Health Canada, the U.S. Department of Transportation, the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Coast Guard, and the United Nations Compensation Commission.
Ms. Manson is a graduate of the University of Michigan Erb Institute at the Ross School of Business and School of Natural Resources and Environment, where she earned an M.B.A. and an M.S. in Natural Resources Policy. She received her B.A. degree in History from Yale University.