Senior Director, Transportation Electrification
Garrett joined SEPA in 2021 as Sr Director, Electrification. He leads SEPAs work focused on the beneficial electrification of transportation. Garrett has worked at the nexus between electric vehicles, clean energy, and the electric grid for over a decade. His research focuses on vehicle-grid integration with a specialization in managed charging, transportation electrification utility strategy and planning, and equitable transportation electrification. Garrett is the staff lead for SEPA’s EV working group and oversees all of SEPA’s transportation electrification content.
Prior to joining SEPA, Garrett spent 8 years working at Rocky Mountain Institute. While at RMI, he built and led the electricity program in India that works to accelerate the integration of electric vehicles and clean energy portfolios. During his tenure at RMI, Garrett managed the Fleet Electrification program, co-led the EV-Grid initiative, and was deeply engaged in work related to energy storage, distributed solar, and load flexibility. He has extensive expertise in technical and business model aspects of EV charging infrastructure, EV-specific tariff design, energy storage, and demand side flexibility.
Garrett holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Santa Clara University and a MS and Ph.D. in Earth and Environmental Engineering from Columbia University.