Senior Manager, Transportation Electrification
Lauren Kastner is a clean transportation and electric vehicle (EV) expert who advises electric utilities, cities, and state agencies to design and implement EV charging infrastructure plans. Her ten years of experience spans consulting, clean energy and climate policy, the automotive sector, corporate sustainability, local government, and cleantech. Her current client work includes leading regulatory matters and the implementation of EV charging programs that include incentives, rates, fleet advisory services, load management, and EV education. Prior to joining ICF, she was the Director of Mobility and Policy for Build Edison, where she led advisory services for cleantech clients and strategic partners. Previously, Lauren was an Environmental Policy Manager at Cummins, where she was responsible for informing business and technology strategy with emerging energy and environmental trends. In 2017, Lauren was named to Midwest Energy News’ 40 Under 40 and GreenBiz’s 30 Under 30 list as an emerging leader in sustainable business. She is a Senior Fellow with the Environmental Leadership Program. Lauren earned a Master’s in Public Administration from Columbia University at the School of International and Public Affairs and she holds degrees in journalism and public affairs from Indiana University-Bloomington. Lauren resides in New York City.