Prior to BSR, Nicole worked at Tesla managing residential energy project development, service center operations, and environmental, health, and safety (EHS) initiatives. Nicole has also led ESG programs in sustainability consultancies, where she helped companies and nonprofits of all sizes create holistic CSR programs, implement net-zero goals, navigate environmental risks, attain credible sustainability certifications, and spearhead climate justice action. She began her career working for clean tech accelerators in New York City, helping emerging tech companies manage their supply chains, innovate end-to-end marketing campaigns, form strategic collaborations, write robust reports, and conduct technical assessments.
Nicole holds a MS in Sustainability Management from Columbia University and a BA in Environmental Studies from New York University (NYU). She speaks English and Mandarin.