Soli Shin

Soli Shin

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS: 
EXCEL MODELING; GIS; FINANCE; STATA; MATLAB

Career Interests

FIRMS THAT SEEK VALUE IN MERGING DATA ANALYTICS, VISUALS, AND LANGUAGE TO PROMOTE CLEAN ENERGY

Employment Sought:
Permanent Position

Education

Master of Environmental Management, May 2018
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Concentration: Energy and Environment
Bachelor of Arts, May 2012
Bard College, Annandale-On-Hudson, New York
Major: Written Arts (Poetry), Division of Languages & Literature (3.71 GPA)

Professional Experience

NY Clean Energy & Grid Modernization Intern, Environmental Defense Fund, EGA-UMich Environmental Fellow, New York, NY
Led a team to analyze academic and industry research to compile systematic electric vehicle strategies to executive leadership. Support projects spanning key areas of EDF’s grid modernization work, including EVs, transmission, data access, AMI & VO. Conduct literature reviews, monitoring emerging policy trends, performing data analyses, and co-authoring policy briefs. Work with program and media staff to integrate policy research, media initiatives and outreach into a unified plan. Create campaign plans, with clear milestones, and hold consultants and team members accountable to those milestones. Participate in strategic planning for the program and region. May 2017 - Current
 
Master’s Project on Electric Vehicle Strategy
Received funding to attend VERGE 17 conference on national and city electric vehicle development. Compiled over 20 reports on technical feasibility, policies, and industry research on electric vehicles. Using GREET and other software models to visualize future EV greenhouse gas emissions on a regional basis. July 2017 - Current
 
Student Blog Team Leader, Nicholas School of the Environment, Durham, NC
Applied through a competitive process; writes about energy technology twice a month or more. Promoted after a single semester to lead the team and liaise with the Office of Marketing Communications. August 2016 - Current
 
Executive Assistant, Centerbridge Partners, L.P., Private Equity Firm, New York, NY
Supported 6 investment professionals (2 Partners, 2 Managing Directors, and 2 Principals). Constructed weekly staffing sheet for US investment team to streamline reporting for over 40 individuals. Collaborated daily with internal and external administrative, legal, and finance departments. Liaised with investors, consultants to schedule and coordinate meetings, calls, and video conferences. Communicated with research firms to mine information for potential investment opportunities. Prepared notes from reports, articles, presentations and transcripts to facilitate ease of at-hand information. Created SOPs and best practices for temporary administrative assistant coverage. Planned domestic and int’l multi-leg travel, making all logistical arrangements including travel document preparation. September 2013 - July 2016
 
Sales & Marketing Assistant | Executive Assistant, Steven H. Hirth & Associates, International Finance Boutique, New York, NY
Liaised with clients, investors and partners to expand investment portfolio threefold. Coordinated high-volume of domestic and international travel and aligned schedules with external and internal participants. Prepared Know-Your-Client reference templates for introductory meetings. Managed electronic and hard database of more than 5,000 contacts through a CRM system. Revised text on company website and orchestrated e-mail campaigns to over 1,000 contacts. July 2012 – September 2013

Additional Information

TA INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL FINANCE, CLEAN ENERGY FINANCE, August 2017 – Current
2017 Trip Coordinator, Board Member    NICHOLAS SCHOOL ENERGY CLUB, Durham, NC, February 2017 – Current
•    Will lead 10 students to Austin, TX for an annual Energy Trek in October 2017

Skills

energy efficiency
excel modeling
marketing
stakeholder engagement
sustainability

Graduation Date

May 2018

Additional Resources

Languages

French
Korean

Preferred Location

International
Mid-Atlantic
Midwest
Northeast
Southeast
West

Preferred Sector

Business / Industry
Consulting
Entrepreneur / Start-up
Federal Government
Non-profit / NGO
Research Institute / Think Tank
State / Local Government