Derek Ehrnschwender (he/him) specializes in public policy analysis in the context of technology transition within transportation and energy systems. Much of his work focuses on modeling costs, emissions, energy, and employment impacts associated with changes in policy affecting industries such as the electric power, goods movement, and public transit sectors. Derek also supports the implementation of transportation electrification programs targeting heavy-duty truck, transit, and school bus fleets. He has additional experience assessing costs related to environmental damages and natural resource governance, including impacts to forestry and outdoor recreation.
His recent work includes analyses for the California Air Resources Board, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, the South Coast Air Quality Management District, the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, the Bipartisan Policy Center, and the Environmental Protection Agency.
Derek holds a B.S. in Economics and a B.A. in Environmental Studies from Tulane University, as well as an M.P.A. in Energy and an M.S. in Environmental Science from the O’Neill School of Public & Environmental Affairs at Indiana University.