ANDREW KLINKMAN

ANDREW KLINKMAN

Career Interests

Renewables, Storage and Smart Grid; Clean Tech Entrepreneurship and Project Development

Education

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, May 2017
The Fuqua School of Business
Duke University, Durham, NC
Leadership: President & Communications Manager of the MEM/MBA Club
Honors: Recipient of Merit-Based Scholarship

MASTER OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, May 2017
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University, Durham, NC
Concentration: Energy and Environment
Leadership: Denver Trip Coordinator for Energy Club
Honors: Recipient of Merit-Based Scholarship

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN ECONOMICS, MANAGEMENT & GERMAN, summa cum laude, May 2011
Hope College, Holland, MI
GPA: 4.0, Allen C. Kinney Memorial Award for top senior Economics Major in 2011, “Outstanding Junior Economics Student” in 2010, George F. Baker Scholars business leadership program, Mortar Board National Honor Society, Varsity Baseball
IES Study Abroad Fall 2010, Freiburg, Germany

Professional Experience

Technology-to-Market Summer Scholar- ARPA E, Washington, DC
Defined 'state of the art' cost and performance for commercially available energy storage through focused research, interviews with experts, and extensive analysis. Advised staff and ARPA E supported startups on transportatin and stationary storage market prices and trends, which were used for market positioning and strategy. 2015. 

MBA Intern, Bluecell Energy, Research Triangle Park, NC
Constructed market segmentation matrices and advised company on strategic partnerships. Analyzed a wide variety of applications for Bluecell's technology (ancillary services, transmission/distribution, investment deferral, etc.), and recommended high value target markets. 2015

Data Anlytics Research Assistant, Duke University Energy Initiative, Durham, NC
Analyzed longitudinal datasets containing millions of records from a social norms based water efficiency program, using a variety of statistical techniques and programming languages. 2015

Power Trader, DTE Energy Trading, Ann Arbor, MI
Designed and executed hedging strategies for the New England portfolio of over 500 MWd of wholesale power sales by transacting in markets for power, natural gas, capacity, renewalble energy credit FTRs, and weather derivatives. January 2013 - July 2014

Full Requirements Services (FRS) Analyst, DTE Energy Trading, Ann Arbor, MI
Managed implementation of IT projects across Accounting, Risk, Trading and IT departments. Redesigned the FRS group's daily P&L calculation process, reducing the time it takes to complete the process from over two hours to less than ten minutes and saving over 450 man hours per year. May 2012 - January 2013

Associate IT Business Analyst, DTE Energy Trading, Ann Arbor, MI 
Guided development team’s daily work for multiple successful IT projects. May 2011 – May 2012.

Other Experience

Skills: Fluent in German. Expert at Excel and Powerpoint. Extensive experience with VBA (Excel Macros) and SQL (Microsoft/MySQL); proficient in R, Python and Stata, experience with Agile development.

Community Service: Youth baseball coach, two mission trips to Tijuana, Mexico through WorldVision, Habitat for Humanity

Interests: Skiing, hiking, rock climbing, windsurfing, badminton, cooking, fishing, baaeball.

 

Skills

business development
climate change
cost-benefit analysis
energy efficiency
environmental economics
excel modeling
forecasting
marketing
program management
project management
statistics

Graduation Date

May 2017