UNC Clean Tech Speaker
Amy McGuire is a clean energy and climate change expert with experience in both the public and private sectors. She is currently the Director of Market Development at Highland Electric Fleets.
Over the course of her career, Amy has had the opportunity to lead initiatives in energy resilience, solar financing, energy storage, electric vehicles, and the first-in-the-nation Massachusetts Clean Peak Energy Standard. At Highland, Amy is heading up the effort to develop and execute strategies designed to mobilize stakeholders within and around a school district to encourage a school district to electrify its bus fleet. This includes community organizing, mass market education, policy advocacy, and major account political support as well as engaging with utilities, regulators, and legislators around existing and potential future programs designed to support electric school buses.
Amy holds an MPA in Environmental Science and Policy from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and a BS in Earth Systems – Renewable Energy Resources from Stanford University. Amy is mum to a fabulous seven-year-old, a former professional cyclist and elite triathlete, a passionate home DIY-er, and care-giver to newly adopted Great Dane, Norman.