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. 

Julie has been at IMT since 2014, coming to the nonprofit world after working five years in the Obama Administration, at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy. There, 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 Michael 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, improving the City’s ability to attract and retain private sector developers. Julie began her career in PricewaterhouseCoopers’ environmental consulting practice.

Julie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental science 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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