Julie Hughes

As IMT’s Managing Director of Programs, Julie maintains IMT’s position at the forefront of market-based solutions to today’s climate and energy challenges, overseeing IMT’s client-facing work as well as internal analysis to improve the energy efficiency of America’s buildings. She also serves as Director of the City Energy Project, working in partnership with 20 of America’s largest cities to implement locally appropriate suites of policies and programs that advance energy efficiency.

Julie comes to IMT from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, where she worked on a number of state & local initiatives focused on accelerating the adoption of energy efficiency on a national scale.

Prior to her work at DOE, Julie worked in New York City government, under Mayor Bloomberg’s leadership, to advance a range of energy efficiency and renewable energy efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. She also served in the City of Baltimore’s Department of Housing and Community Development to improve the City’s partnerships with the real estate development community. Julie began her development in PricewaterhouseCoopers’ environmental consulting practice and has held positions at nonprofits.

Julie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental science and engineering from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Master of Science degree in global energy management from the University of Colorado at Denver.

Julie Hughes
Managing Director, Programs
(202)525-2883 x305

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