Nicole Thomas

Managing Consultant

 
 

In the midst of uncertainty, Nicole can always find a path through. She is known for her project management skills, thoughtfulness, and even temper under pressure. Nicole is a past member of the Peace Corps and has a graduate degree in sustainable business. Today, she spends her professional time carefully combing through client programs to identify areas for improvement.

4

continents visited

1

dog owned described as "swashbuckling" by a dog trainer

14

national parks visited

  • How did you get into the clean energy field?

    I first dipped my toe into the field when I worked with my Peace Corps site-mate, an environmental engineer, on creating a solar-powered hydroponics business to teach local Peruvian students about the effects of climate change on agricultural practices. That experience led me to pursue a graduate degree in sustainable business, during which I worked with a utility to implement a new software that would improve the efficiency of its net metering application process.

  • When do you have the most fun at work?

    I have the most fun at work when I'm brainstorming ideas with a colleague and/or client. Quality time with the office dogs is nice, too.

  • What’s currently on your desk?

    Gifts from my co-workers, including plants and dog-shaped paper clips.