Board of Directors

Anand Gopal
Vice-Chair

Dr. Anand R. Gopal is a program officer in the Environment Program at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. Previously Gopal was a research scientist in clean energy and transportation at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). He led LBNL’s global research on transportation solutions for climate mitigation, and his research used interdisciplinary methods from engineering and economics to assess the intersection of electric power and transport. Gopal has advised the development of policies to accelerate transport electrification in India, Europe, China, and the United States, and is a member of the Transportation Research Board Committee on Alternative Transportation Fuels and Technologies. He has worked as a research engineer at the Schatz Energy Research Center at Humboldt State University and as a guest scientist at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research.