Kelli Pennington

Kelli Pennington has spent more than 10 years focusing on climate communications with experience spanning the research, conservation, and media sectors. She joined the ICCT as the communications manager excited to help drive the global transportation sector toward zero emissions. She credits her climate conscience to her years working for Patagonia Inc., where she worked […]

Sarina Katz

Sarina Katz is a senior communications specialist with the International Partnerships Program of the ICCT. She works to develop and implement communications strategy and outreach activities for external partnerships in which ICCT supports governments committed to accelerating transitions to zero-emission vehicles. Prior to ICCT, Sarina held marketing positions at several environmental nonprofits as well as […]

Michael Doerrer

Michael Doerrer has been a communications leader for nearly 25 years. Mr. Doerrer has focused his career on building and managing strong, proactive communications programs. He spent more than a decade in the federal service overseeing communications, community engagement, regulatory development, and strategic planning functions for a large scientific agency within the U.S. Department of […]

Kartik Kumar

As a communication specialist, Kartik is responsible for helping ICCT with the communication and outreach efforts in India. Kartik has over eight years of journalism experience with organizations such as the Hindustan Times and The Indian Express. He was among the winners of the 2021 International Centre for Journalists (ICFJ) and World Health Organization (WHO) […]

Susana Irles

Susana Irles is a Communications Specialist with the ICCT Europe team. She leads the development and implementation of strategic communications for ICCT’s European office in partnership with ICCT’s global communications team and the research staff in Europe. Before joining the ICCT she worked as a journalist in Valencia, Washington, and Lisbon and led the communications […]

Wenbin Wu

Wenbin Wu is the Communication and Public Relations Manager for ICCT Beijing office. She primarily supports ICCT China in developing and implementing a comprehensive China communication strategy, engaging and maintaining key relations in China. She has more than ten years working experiences in communication and has extensive experiences in interactive communication, digital media, social media, […]

Jessica Chu

As a Senior Communications Specialist, Jessica produces a wide range of content to promote the critical work of ICCT’s research, including graphic designs, videos, and motion graphics. She also manages all phases of planning and executing ICCT’s in-person, virtual, and hybrid events. She serves as a liaison between the China team/Beijing office and communications team, […]

Zoë Bowen Smith

Zoë Bowen Smith is a Communications Associate for the ICCT. A 2021 graduate from the College of William & Mary, Zoë holds a BA in Public Policy and Theatre, with prior work experience in climate and political communications.

Amy Smorodin

Amy Smorodin is a senior writer and editor on the communications team at ICCT, handling publications and outreach. She has extensive experience in public policy communications, including media and government relations. Smorodin led public affairs efforts at various research institutions and associations, most recently at the Technology Policy Institute. She began her communications career fielding […]

Ruosu Wang

Ruosu Wang is a communications specialist for ICCT’s Beijing office, where she supports media outreach. She was previously Beijing’s office manager, where her responsibilities included managing daily operations of the China office and providing executive assistance to China’s Managing Director. Prior to joining the ICCT, Ruosu was a Program Officer at Vehicle Emission Control Center […]