Krisztina Pjeczka is a first-year Master of Environmental Management student at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, where she focuses on the nexus of clean energy and business. As a Research Assistant at CBEY, she is exploring innovative financial models for the advancement of renewable thermal technologies in Connecticut. She is also a writer and editor at the Yale Environment Review.
Prior to Yale, Krisztina worked at the World Resources Institute’s Global Climate Program where she co-authored a publication on the post-2020 climate action plans of major GHG emitting countries and helped manage a climate data platform. Afterwards as a Junior Consultant at ICF International, Krisztina supported US EPA and USAID contracts for the US GHG inventory and capacity building programs in developing countries, and assisted with the development of GHG emission estimation tools for clean energy technologies and energy efficiency measures. Krisztina holds a BA in Environmental Studies and Economics with a minor in French from Middlebury College, Vermont. A native of Hungary, Krisztina enjoys photography, running, dancing and political comedy.