Director of Residential Retrofits for Energy Equity
Annika Brindel leads ACEEE’s Residential Retrofits for Energy Equity (R2E2) initiative, which aims to scale up energy upgrades of both subsidized and unsubsidized affordable housing, leveraging training and technical assistance to drive policy and program innovation, especially in frontline communities. 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.