Alexandra Lynn

Alexandra Lynn

Passionate, driven professional looking to impact large-scale infrastructure projects sustainably. Combines rigorous academic expertise in environmental economics and policy with 18 months of substantive experience in the energy sector.

Career Interests

Impact Investing, Project Finance, Clean Energy Finance, Renewable Energy development
Employment Sought:


Master of Environmental Management, May 2019
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University, Durham, NC
Concentration: Business & Environment
Certificate: Environmental Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Relevant Coursework: Environmental, Energy, & Water Finance; Natural Resource Economics; Business Strategy for Sustainability, Accounting
Bachelor of Arts, with Honors, June 2017
The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Major: Environmental Studies 
Specialization: Environmental Economics and Policy

Professional Experience

Summer Marketing Research Analyst, Make Consulting, Chicago, IL
Forecasted implications of energy legislation such as the Clean Power Plan on wind markets and Renewable Portfolio Standards compliance by gathering pricing data, reviewing legislation, and utilizing proprietary models. Analyzed repowering capacity of California and international markets to inform clients of regulatory change. Contributed to reports and presentations for clients and for quarterly publication subscription service. June 2016- November 2016
Project Development Intern, Clean Line Energy Partners, Chicago, IL
Lead intern on a successfully approved $2 billion dollar renewable transmission line project, involved from start to finish in the Illinois filing process; met with policymakers, citizens, and union members to discuss the benefits of the project. Gathered 1600 support letters through hosting information sessions with question and answer components on college campuses to raise awareness of company's wind energy transmission line. Analyzed data to create press releases and presentations for communication with external vendors in order to assist in company mission. Extended internship contract to triple its original length thanks to outstanding performance. March 2015- November 2015

Additional Information

Concurrently pursuing her CFA Co-Director of Nicholas School Student Council, Director of Finance


business development
excel modeling
forest carbon modeling
project management
stakeholder engagement

Graduation Date

May 2019

Additional Resources



Preferred Location


Preferred Sector

Business / Industry
Entrepreneur / Start-up