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Department: Climate and Clean Energy

Megna Patel

Megna Patel is a program associate for the Climate and Clean Energy program at the Heising-Simons Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2022, Megna worked at CEA Consulting where she supported non-profit clients in a variety of environmental sectors, including climate, transportation, energy, and water. Megna received her bachelor’s degree in environmental science with …

Matt Oberhoffner

Matt Oberhoffner is a program officer for the Climate and Clean Energy program at the Heising-Simons Foundation. Matt has spent over a decade working on winning advocacy campaigns in the climate and clean air space, including securing federal greenhouse gas standards on vehicles and powerplants, as well as the first-ever federal methane leakage controls from …

Sedina Sinanovic

Sedina Sinanovic is a program associate for the Climate and Clean Energy program at the Heising-Simons Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2022, she was a fellow with the Schmidt Family Foundation where she researched climate change implications on human rights and its intersections with conflict, migration, and climate justice issues. She has previously …

Roland Hwang

Roland Hwang is the director of the Climate and Clean Energy program at the Heising-Simons Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2021, Roland was the director of the Natural Resources Defense Council’s Climate & Clean Energy Program. He has also worked for seven years at the Union of Concerned Scientists directing their Transportation program. He …

Laura Wisland

Laura Wisland is a program officer for the Climate and Clean Energy program at the Heising-Simons Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2019, Laura led the Union of Concerned Scientists’ work on power sector issues in the West for 11 years, advocating for policies to accelerate the transition to carbon-free sources of electricity. Before …