Anna van Brummen

Anna assesses the impacts of energy policy using a national energy modeling framework. Prior to joining Rhodium, Anna worked with a California environmental consulting company to bring air quality data and other environmental quality assessments to local communities.  Anna holds a MSc in Geophysics from ETH Zurich and a Bachelor’s degree in Geoscience from Princeton University. Her master’s work focused on optimization modeling of geothermal energy in combination with other renewables to meet microgrid demand.

Nathan Pastorek

Nathan works primarily on emerging clean technologies research projects, including carbon capture and storage and clean hydrogen.

Before joining Rhodium, Nathan worked for KeyLogic Systems, primarily focused on economic and geologic modeling for carbon capture and storage scenarios using models from the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL).

Nathan has a Bachelor’s degree in Geology with a minor in Energy and Society from Allegheny College and a Master’s degree in Energy and Earth Resources from the University of Texas at Austin. His graduate thesis was focused on geothermal heat flow and temperature-at-depth mapping for Pecos County in Texas, using data from abandoned oil and gas wells. He was also previously an intern with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), focused on research to reduce the cost of drilling in geothermal settings by leveraging techniques and equipment used in oil and gas drilling operations.

Ed Steele

Prior to joining Rhodium Group, Ed worked as an IT Manager for TeamLogicIT. He is a results-oriented and solution-focused IT professional with over 25 years of experience. He leverages his communication abilities and IT knowledge to convey innovative ideas to diverse audiences to provide exceptional service.

A native of Phoenix, AZ, he received a Bachelor’s Degree from DeVry University in Computer Information Systems and has completed his MBA at Walden University, where he studied Business Management.

Michael Gaffney

Michael joined Rhodium from the UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy (GPS), where he earned a Master of Public Policy. At GPS, he specialized in energy and environmental policy and conducted research on electric vehicle charging behavior and policy in California. Prior to graduate school, he worked as a Senior Associate at TDC, a Boston-based nonprofit management consulting firm. Michael holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Economy from UC Berkeley.

Camille Boullenois

Before joining Rhodium Group, Camille headed the Brussels office for Sinolytics, advising clients on market governance and data strategies, as well as the regulatory challenges arising from the Corporate Social Credit System. Previously, she worked as an analyst at China Policy and contributed to the EIU, Oxford Analytica, and the ECFR. Camille holds a PhD in international, political, and strategic studies from the Australian National University, where she wrote her dissertation on social mobility and entrepreneurship in the Chinese countryside.

Chris Zou

He previously worked at Deutsche Bank, China Policy, and interned at the United Nations and the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Chris received a master’s degree in international economics from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and a bachelor’s degree in international studies and economics from Johns Hopkins.

Nathan Handwerker

Prior to joining Rhodium, Nathan spent three years building a China-focused consultancy and publication that he co-founded. Previously, he worked at Northern Trust Corporation as an analyst, where he supported anti-money laundering due diligence and financial operations for hedge funds.

Nathan is a graduate of Indiana University Bloomington and holds a degree in international relations and a certificate from the Chinese Flagship Program.

Emily Mardis

Emily works in the accounting operations team and has five years of accounting experience. She was recently an Accounts Payable Coordinator with Coastal Conservation Association, where she was responsible for a large volume of payables, 1099 processing, and general ledger review. Emily has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting and a minor in Business Law from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Mike Eckroth

Mike works in the accounting operations team and has four years of accounting experience. Most recently, he worked as an Accounts Receivable Specialist for SEB Professional, where he was responsible for posting daily payments, account reconciliation, and reporting for the Accounts Receivable department. Mike has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Economics from California State University, Fullerton.

Rogan Quinn

Prior to joining Rhodium Group, Rogan assumed an array of roles within the asset management and investment consulting space. His experience also includes implementing and evaluating economic development and social programs across emerging and developed countries. He remains actively involved with The Resolution Project, an organization that aims to empower responsible young leaders and their respective social ventures.

Rogan received his MBA in finance from China Europe International Business School in Shanghai and his BA in economics from Union College in New York.