Ryan Martel is a Senior Manager on the Policy team at Ceres, where he works with the Ceres Investor Network on Climate Risk and Sustainability on federal, state, and international climate and clean energy policy.

From 2013 to 2015 Ryan served as the energy and climate policy advisor to Senator Brian Schatz of Hawaii, focusing on renewable energy deployment, energy efficiency, and international climate negotiations. Prior to that, he worked for Senator Jeff Bingaman of New Mexico from 2009 to 2013, eventually serving as the Staff Director for the Finance Subcommittee on Energy, Natural Resources, and Infrastructure, where he focused on energy tax policy.

Ryan received his master’s degree in public policy with a concentration in environmental regulatory policy from Georgetown University and his bachelor’s degree in history and literature from Bowdoin College.