Just months after it was battered by a winter storm, the Texas electric grid is once again straining under extreme weather conditions. In February, millions of people lost power during a storm that knocked out much of the state’s electricity infrastructure and caused at least 151 deaths.
Dave Mullaney is a principal on RMI’s Carbon-Free Mobility team, where he focuses on fleet electrification, particularly for trucks, and logistics decarbonization. Dave leads RMI’s trucking electrification work in the United States, India, and China. Dave is also building up RMI’s capabilities in data science to drive vehicle electrification and transportation decarbonization.
Dave has worked globally with policymakers at every level of government to craft and implement freight decarbonization policies. Past government partners include China’s National Development and Reform Commission and India’s Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, and NITI Aayog. At the local level, Dave has worked with policymakers from Beijing, Shenzhen, Delhi, and other cities to design and implement urban logistics and trucking electrification policies.
Prior to joining RMI, Dave worked at Deutsche Bank in Hong Kong and UBS in Stamford, Connecticut. At Deutsche Bank, he was a member of the Autobahn Equity trading team, and at UBS he worked in the exotic structured derivatives group.
BA, Economics & International Relations, UNC-Chapel Hill
Master of International Affairs, Energy Management and Policy, Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA)