Lori O’Neill is an intern for WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities' Building Efficiency Initiative (BEI). She works to support the BEI team in research and management of the Building Efficiency Accelerator program, an innovative public-private partnership that helps to develop and implement building efficiency policies and practices in cities worldwide.
Prior to joining at WRI, Lori worked with other NGOs, including the Environmental Defense Fund and Ashoka Global. While pursuing her MSc degree, Lori worked as an Energy Advisor at Viridian Housing in London, England.
Lori holds a MSc in Environmental Policy and Regulation from the London School of Economics and a BA in Energy Policy and Sustainability from the Pennsylvania State University.
Lori lives in Arlington, Virginia, with her daughter, a pet rabbit, and a pet hamster.
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