Across the world, the sheer volume of goods being moved over highways, roads, and city streets grows by the day. Global road freight demand, driven by GDP and population growth, is expected to increase by more than 45 percent over the next two decades—leading to over 60…
Jessie is a Senior Associate with Rocky Mountain Institute’s Carbon-Free Mobility program, specializing in emissions reductions from heavy-duty transport. She works closely with the North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) to advance electric truck adoption. Jessie joined RMI in December 2016.
Before joining RMI, Jessie worked as the Program Coordinator for the City and County of Denver’s Office of Sustainability. There, she organized the first two Sustainable Denver Summits and collaborated with external stakeholders and over a dozen city agencies to help the Mile High City progress toward achieving its sustainability goals.
Prior to her role as a public servant, Jessie worked with the Alliance for Climate Education to educate young people on the science of climate change and empower them to take action.
Jessie is the Co-Lead of the Colorado Front Range Chapter of Women of EVs (WEV).
M.Sc., Human Dimensions of Natural Resources, Colorado State University and El Colegio de la Frontera Sur
BA, International Studies, University of Missouri
Recipient of SAE’s Environmental Excellence in Transportation Award (2020)