Washington Co-Director for Climate and Energy
Ashley Nunes is the Director of Federal Policy, Climate and Energy, at the Breakthrough Institute. His work examines the economics of clean technology adoption, with a focus on socioeconomic impact assessment. Previously a research scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ashley holds academic appointments in the Department of Economics, at Harvard College, and in the Labor and Worklife Program, at Harvard Law School.
Ashley has written for the Financial Times, The Washington Post, and The Atlantic, among others, and has been cited by outlets including The New York Times, the BBC, and Bloomberg. Ashley has a Ph.D. in Engineering Psychology from the University of Illinois.