Gregor Sebastian

Gregor contributes to the firm’s analysis of China’s industrial policy, the country’s EV industry, and EU-China economic relations.

Before joining Rhodium Group, Gregor was an Analyst in the Economy Research Team at the Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS) in Berlin, Europe’s biggest China-focused think tank. He holds an MSc in Economic History from the London School of Economics and a undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Halle.

Jeffery Jones

Jeffery helps lead Rhodium’s research and expertise on US energy systems, climate policy, and clean technologies. This area of work combines policy expertise with a suite of detailed energy-economic models to help clients understand the impact of energy and climate change policy on economic output, energy markets, and greenhouse gas emissions.

Jeffery is a highly experienced management consultant with deep experience working with energy clients in both the public and private sectors. Prior to joining Rhodium Group, Jeffery worked for Teneo and Guidehouse, where he developed growth and supply chain strategies for utility, energy, and defense companies. Prior to being a management consultant, Jeffery served as an intelligence analyst with the CIA, where he was responsible for providing analysis and insights on a wide range of national security issues. Jeffery holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Tulane University, a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech, and an MBA from Oxford University. He is based in Washington, DC.

Harold Tavarez

Harold researches the latest investments in US clean energy technologies. He graduated from The City College of New York with a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Mathematics. He was also a member of the third Climate Policy Fellows cohort, studying US climate and energy public policy.

Prior to his current role, Harold worked as a Research Intern for the Climate Impact Lab (CIL), creating maps of regions of vulnerability in the state of California, and reconstructing an existing codebase for the Climate Impact Lab’s Lives Saved Calculator, using a range of tools such as Python, Xarray, and Git.

Laura Gormley

Prior to joining Rhodium, she was a research assistant with the Global Development Policy Center – Global China Initiative at Boston University, where she contributed to the Center’s work on China’s development finance and decarbonizing the Belt and Road Initiative. Laura holds a Master’s degree in Global Policy from Boston University’s Pardee School of Global Studies and a Bachelor’s degree from McGill University.

Danielle Goh

Previously, she played a pivotal role in building a business intelligence database to track Chinese private and public companies at The China Project. Additionally, she has experience in journalism while working at Singapore Press Holdings and Asia Media International.

Danielle holds a Master’s degree in International Relations from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and a double Bachelor’s degree in International Relations and Screenwriting. She is fluent in English, Chinese, and Shanghainese.

Ian Hutchinson

Ian helps edit, publish, and promote the work of the firm’s China research teams.

Prior to joining Rhodium Group, Ian was a senior communications manager at the US-China Business Council, a business association of US companies operating in China. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in international relations from Indiana University and a Master’s degree in international affairs from the George Washington University.

Ian is based in Rhodium’s Washington, DC office.

Juliana Bouchaud

Juliana contributes to Rhodium’s research on Chinese economic, technology and foreign policy developments, as well as EU-China relations.

Prior to joining Rhodium, Juliana gained experience at Sinolytics, a China-focused corporate affairs consultancy; the International Relations team at the Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS); as well as at the Trade Facilitation, Rules of Origin and International Coordination unit of the European Commission’s Directorate General for Taxation and Customs Union (DG TAXUD). She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chinese Studies from the University of Cambridge and a Master’s degree in Global Governance and Diplomacy from the University of Oxford.

Juliana is based in Rhodium’s Paris office.

Marie Tamba

Marie leads Rhodium’s work analyzing European climate and energy developments. Her areas of expertise include European markets, policies, and energy technology deployment, and her work informs Rhodium’s modeling of global greenhouse emissions and analysis for decision-makers.

Before joining Rhodium, Marie was an economist at the European Commission, leading modeling work on policies to deliver Europe’s net-zero emissions objectives, such as the Energy Union, the European Green Deal, and RePowerEU. Prior to that, Marie served as an economic adviser to the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change, focusing on electricity market design and renewable energy technologies. Marie holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Economics from the University of Paris Dauphine, and a Master’s degree and Ph.D. in environmental economics from the University of Strathclyde.

Monioluwa Adeyemo

Monioluwa’s work focuses on state-level decarbonization and the implementation of clean energy technologies. Her research includes evaluating the economic impact of implementing an array of low-carbon technologies on states and local regions.

Prior to working at Rhodium, Monioluwa was a consultant at Environmental Defense Fund, conducting Proximity Mapping Analysis for various US states using Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to see how warehouses are impacting the community surrounding them, with a focus on health and demographic impacts.

Monioluwa also has a Master’s degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, focusing on sustainability and climate change adaptation, and a Bachelor’s degree in Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences. She conducted research on climate change impacts on the Mid-Atlantic wetlands and her findings were published in the Pennsylvania Climate Change Impact Assessment Update of 2020.

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.