Rajiv Ravulapati is IMT’s Associate Director of Government Engagement, where he serves to actively build and maintain relationships with IMT’s public sector clients in order to plan, propose, and implement equitable decarbonization policies that center community priorities. Prior to joining IMT, Rajiv was the Program Manager for the Office of Building Performance for the City of St. Louis’ Building Division. Rajiv oversaw the design and passage of St. Louis’ Building Energy Performance Standards (BEPS) ordinance and managed the city’s benchmarking ordinance. He served on St. Louis’ Clean Energy Advisory Board to help determine pathways to transition to 100% clean energy within the electricity sector by 2025. Rajiv has also held advocacy positions for the Sierra Club in Missouri and the Citizens Utility Board in Illinois focusing on issues such as energy burden, coal plant retirement, utility regulation, and protecting frontline communities. In his spare time, Rajiv holds board positions with the Building Energy Exchange-St. Louis and the Missouri Chapter of the Sierra Club.
Rajiv is a proud, born and bred Chicagoan. He is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago with a B.A. in Environmental Studies.