Meet the Team
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Senior Policy Analyst &
Intern Program Manager
PR & Outreach Consultant
Daniel Howard, Ph.D.
Senior Anaylst & Technical Regulatory COnsultant
Dr. Daniel Howard is a visionary energy researcher, entrepreneur, and has been part of multiple disruptive technology startups. He is the technical regulatory consultant for Reimagine Power and supports the firm with regulatory affairs strategy and writing, expert research and quantitative analysis on the economic, environmental, public heath, and social costs and benefits of clean energy, power system and electrical engineering consulting, and client strategy development. Outside of Reimagine Power, Dr. Howard develops software at his company Quantum Energy, Inc. to provide corporations, governments and utilities with a more complete picture of the human health and ecosystem impacts of their energy decisions.
Dr. Howard has a Ph.D. in Energy and Environmental Engineering from the University of California, Irvine. He was previously a research fellow for the National Science Foundation, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
More info at: www.quantum-ec.com
Strategic Partnerships Director & Senior Policy Advisor
Igor joins the Reimagine Power team as our Strategic Partnerships Director and Senior Policy Advisor where he specializes in the development of new and ongoing strategic partnerships, coalition building activities, grassroots mobilization, and stakeholder engagement with an expert focus on energy democracy for multifamily rooftop solar, battery storage, and microgrid and EV charging systems. Prior to Reimagine Power, he served at the California Solar and Storage Association (CALSSA), California’s largest renewable energy trade association.
Before CALSSA, Igor spent 12 years at the U.S. Department of Energy serving in roles spanning nuclear safety, nonproliferation, energy, and intergovernmental affairs in California, Nevada, Texas, Washington, D.C., and Central Asia. His local public service experience includes two elected terms on the Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board, various appointed roles, and service on the Sierra Club’s California Executive Committee and other nonprofit boards. Igor has founded and/or has served as a partner at several small businesses specializing in campaign strategies consulting, and regulatory and legislative advocacy.
He holds an M.S. in Engineering Management from Duke, a Certificate in International Security from Stanford, a Certificate in Public Leadership from the University of San Francisco, and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and B.A. in Political Science from UC Berkeley. Outside of his local and state advocacy, he is organizing to bring distributed solar and storage and energy democracy and deploy an Energy Security Marshall Plan to his homeland of Ukraine.
director of operations
Christine joined Reimagine Power shortly after launch to help with the organization and administrative workings of the business and was soon promoted to Director of Operations. Christine is a jack-of-all trades specializing in client communications, human resources management, accounting and budgeting, creative design, and serves as Allie's executive assistant and counsel.
Christine graduated from Ohio University with a B.S. in Restaurant and Hotel Management and Business Administration. Since working for Allie, she has continued to further her education and specialize her skills by obtaining certifications in Payroll Accounting and Human Resources Administration.
She began her career in Cleveland, OH working in the hotel industry where she built a foundation of administrative, media and event management, communications, and leadership skills that she took with her to Raleigh, NC. Eventually, Christine pivoted to the veterinary industry for her love of animals where she found her passion for small business management and operations. At Reimagine Power, Christine keeps the internal workings of the business on track and helps facilitate RP's unique company culture. Her versatile work experience and creative energy allows her to wear many hats and makes her a critical part of the team.
POLICY STRATEGY CONSULTANT
Rachel is a policy strategy consultant based in Alameda, CA, helping clients across the clean energy industries and advocacy community achieve their regulatory, legislative, and market development goals in California and beyond. Rachel adds more capacity & firepower to Reimagine Power's client advising and advocacy work.
Prior to launching her consulting practice in 2020, founder Rachel served as Director of Policy and Business Development, West for Borrego Solar (now New Leaf Energy), during which time she served on the board of the California Solar and Storage Association (CALSSA). Prior to joining Borrego Solar, Rachel co-founded and ran Leadership for a Clean Economy, a nonprofit political organization that recruited, supported, and elected climate leaders to state and local office in California. Rachel previously worked on a number of electoral campaigns, most recently serving as the Political Director for a 2012 congressional campaign that defeated the incumbent by four percent. Rachel holds a B.A. in Public Policy from Duke University.
More info at: www.rachelbirdstrategies.com