Caitlin Bonney

Caitlin Bonney

Career Interests

Renewable energy and storage technology, energy efficiency, project management, energy access, electric power markets
Employment Sought:
Permanent Position


Master of Environmental Management, May 2019
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University, Durham, NC
Concentration: Energy and Environment
Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, 2014
University of Richmond, Richmond, VA
Major: Business Administration
Concentration: Finance Minor: Environmental Studies
Dean’s List, Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society, 3.7 GPA
Study Abroad: National University of Ireland, Galway

Professional Experience

Graduate Assistant, Duke University Energy Initiative, Durham, NC
Research and publicize energy-related events and news using social media for Duke’s Energy Initiative, an interdisciplinary hub for energy education, research and engagement. 2017-Present
Energy Efficiency Data Analyst, QuadROI, Denver, CO 
Analyzed and extracted data from energy efficiency technical reference manuals and populated database for startup’s new software tool.
Researched spending and energy savings for utilities’ efficiency programs. 2015-2016
Financial Leadership Program, Financial Analyst, GE Power & Water, Greenville, SC 
Performed cost accounting activities at GE’s largest gas turbine plant with a team dedicated to highly efficient and reliable manufacturing. 2015
Wind Turbine Construction Engineer, WindAid Institute, Trujillo, Peru 
Built and installed a wind turbine as part of an international volunteer team in a rural, off-the-grid Peruvian community to provide a clean and reliable source of electricity. Communicated with workshop engineers in Spanish to learn welding and other trade skills. 2014
LEED Documentation Specialist, University of Richmond Office of Sustainability
Collected data and submitted documentation to obtain LEED certification for campus buildings. Created compliance spreadsheets, calculated usage statistics, and performed field surveys. 2011-2014
Business Finance Intern, GE Water & Process Technologies, Trevose, PA 
Implemented financial account-grouping strategy for international corporation’s water business that focused on quality and environmental impacts. Summer 2013
Sustainable Communities Intern, Upstate Forever, Greenville, SC 
Analyzed model used to predict land use and population growth and researched best practices for the design of a bike share program. Summer 2012
Content Development Editor, Money Confidence: Really Smart Financial Moves 
Researched and created content for women’s financial how-to book for best-selling author. Edited text and statistical content for digital publication. 2015-2017


-LEED Green Associate
-Proficient in R statistical software and Microsoft Excel (modeling, optimization, data analysis)
-Website editor for Duke University's Energy Week
-Content editor for recently published book (Money Confidence, Kerry Hannon)
-Member of student groups Global Energy Access Network, and Energy Club


excel modeling
project management

Graduation Date

May 2019

Additional Resources



Preferred Location


Preferred Sector

Business / Industry
Entrepreneur / Start-up