Sarah Dougherty, Green Finance Manager, NRDC
Sarah Dougherty focuses on investment to deploy more clean energy and infrastructure. In her 2+ years at NRDC, she has worked on creating the green bank network, local and international work to start new green banks and research on infrastructure finance. Her educational and work backgrounds are in economics and finance, including seven years at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. She had shorter stints at the Coalition for Green Capital, C2ES, a small solar EPC firm, and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta—focused on asset-backed securities risk analysis. Dougherty has a master’s in economics with a focus in public policy and is based in Washington, D.C.