Meet the Staff

Founded in 2017, the Renewable Thermal Collaborative is facilitated by the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, David Gardiner and Associates, and the World Wildlife Fund. 

David Gardiner

President & Principal

David Gardiner and Associates

Brad Townsend

Vice President for Policy and Outreach

Center for Climate and Energy Solutions

Blaine Collison

Senior Vice President

David Gardiner and Associates

Martin A. Spitzer

Senior Director, Climate and

Renewable Energy

World Wildlife Fund

Daniel Riley 

Director, International Corporate

Climate Partnership

World Wildlife Fund

Doug Vine

Director, Energy Analysis

Center for Climate and Energy Solutions

Claire Dougherty 

Research Analyst 

David Gardiner and Associates

Chris Kardish

Industrial Fellow

Center for Climate and Energy Solutions

Lynn A. Kirshbaum

Senior Associate

David Gardiner and Associates

Cihang Yuan 

Program Officer, International 

Corporate Climate Partnership 

World Wildlife Fund