Merrian Goggio Borgeson
Merrian Goggio Borgeson is a researcher at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). Her work focuses on the financing and deployment of energy efficiency and renewable energy along with workforce development opportunities in these sectors. Prior to joining LBNL she partnered on clean energy projects with the Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory, the Vermont Energy Investment Corporation, the California Public Utilities Commission, SunPower Corporation, and New Resource Bank. Merrian is the past co-chair of the Berkeley Energy and Resources Collaborative (BERC) and founding chair of the UC Berkeley Energy Symposium. She was director of the Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia and managing director of the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE). She currently serves on the boards of BALLE and the Goggio Family Foundation and is an adviser to the New Economics Institute. Merrian has an MBA from the Haas School of Business, a Masters from the Energy & Resources Group at UC Berkeley, and a BA in International Relations from Stanford University.