Director, Local Policy & National Affordable Housing Retrofits
Annika Brindel leads ACEEE’s National Affordable Housing Retrofit Initiative, which aims to scale up building retrofits of low- and moderate-income housing, leveraging a competition to drive policy and program innovation. She joined ACEEE in 2022.
Prior to joining ACEEE, Annika led the National Housing Trust’s energy efficiency policy work in the Midwest. This included convening partners, intervening in regulatory proceedings, and advising state and local governments on issues related to energy affordability and multifamily energy efficiency. Before that she led the Alliance to Save Energy’s engagement of municipally-owned electric utilities.
Annika holds a master in public policy from Harvard University and a bachelor of arts in American history and German from Wesleyan University.