Macrae, Michael 

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Michael Macrae works with the World Resources Institute (WRI) as a member of the Greenhouse Gas Protocol Secretariat facilitating the review and update process for the Scope 2 Guidance. Prior to WRI, he led the development and execution of Enel North America’s market advocacy and regulatory strategy for the Northeast region of the United States, ensuring and enabling the growth of distributed energy resources, renewable generation and storage assets, demand response, and electric vehicle infrastructure solutions. Michael has also worked with Harvard University, managing the University’s wholesale and retail electricity market participation, and developing energy procurement strategies to meet future energy supply, environmental, and sustainability needs. He held several leadership positions in that capacity, including Vice Chair of the NEPOOL End User Sector, Vice Chair of the NEPOOL-GIS working group, and a member of the joint nominating committee for the ISO-NE Board of Directors. With Harvard, he also oversaw the University’s state and federal regulatory air compliance programs, including permitting a new Combined Heat and Power (CHP) unit and a new District Energy Facility as well as managing Harvard’s voluntary Scope 1 and Scope 2 GHG inventory. He currently serves on his town’s Municipal Light Board of Directors and teaches courses on corporate carbon accounting and GHG inventory management at Harvard University. Michael earned his Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of California, San Diego, and his BS in chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Washington in Seattle.