Alex McRae

MBA  2020
Master of Environmental Management  2020
Profile

Alex is a second-year joint-degree candidate at the Yale School of Management (SOM) and the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (FES). He is passionate about the environment and committed to playing a role in the fight against climate change. At Yale, Alex serves as the Student Program Manager for the Clean Energy Finance Forum as well as the Course Manager for Renewable Energy Project Finance with Yale's Certificate in Financing and Deploying Clean Energy. His work is focused on addressing the financial challenges and opportunities involving renewable energy.

Alex spent this past summer at JPMorgan Chase & Co on their Energy & Sustainability Team as an EDF Climate Corps Fellow. He worked several projects aligned with the organization’s strategic renewable energy initiative that included evaluating onsite distributed energy generation, power purchase agreements, and energy storage projects. Prior to Yale, Alex was an Environmental Engineer for the U.S. Army.

Alex is a LEED Accredited Professional, Project Management Professional, and Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. He holds a degree in Engineering Management with a focus in Environmental Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point. He is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys exploring this world with his wife and two children.

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Energy Storage Catalysts and Barriers
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The Groundswell of Support for Energy Star
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Bloomberg Watches the Pulse of Renewable Energy
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