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Mortenson Fellow

Nathan Ratledge is a graduate of the University of Georgia, where he was a Foundation Fellow. And, he holds an MPA from Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs.   

Nathan has spent his career working across habitat conservation, energy economics and policy and climate technology deployment. He was previously the Executive Director of the Community Office for Resource Efficiency,  a former Principal Investigator at Resources for the Future, and founder at Apogee Economics and Policy.  

Nathan recently completed a mid-career PhD at Stanford University, MA (Economics) and PhD (Environment and Resource). His research at Stanford centered on the economics and financing of energy and climate tech in the Global South, primarily in East and Southern Africa. He believes climate tech deployment, including power generation, electric mobility and energy storage, can have outsized economic and public health impacts in lower income countries.  

He is currently focused on new business model applications for climate tech.