Ryan Schuchard is Policy Director for CALSTART. He is responsible for developing and securing new laws, regulations, and appropriations that accelerate the commercialization of clean transportation technologies.
Ryan Schuchard is Policy Director for CALSTART. He is responsible for developing and securing new laws, regulations, and appropriations that accelerate the commercialization of clean transportation technologies. He has led numerous business campaigns that have helped secure critical policies like the Low Carbon Fuel Standard, Cap-and-Trade, incentive funding for clean vehicles, and authorization for investor-owned utilities to develop major infrastructure programs to electrify buses and trucks. Ryan has recently been working to develop polices to advance the commercialization of automated vehicles in ways that are environmentally-responsible while also giving the marketplace sufficient flexibility to invest and innovate. Prior to CALSTART, Ryan spent eight years at Business for Social Responsibility (BSR), where he launched and led diverse initiatives including the overall climate change program, Future of Fuels working group, and sustainable supply chain and logistics projects for the world’s largest companies. Ryan served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Kyrgyzstan and has a B.S. in Finance from Oregon State University and an M.B.A. from Thunderbird School of Global Management.
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