Mr. Brian Goldstein – Executive Director
Brian Goldstein leads EIN in its mission to support a transition to a clean transportation system. With a background in finance, Brian has professional experience in the alternative fuels, renewable energy, energy efficiency, transportation technologies, and financial services sectors. He has served as CFO of a motorcycle design and manufacturing firm as well as CFO of a hydrogen transportation technology company, where he focused on both public and private financing initiatives, infrastructure acquisitions, automotive technology development, and fleet adoption of hydrogen technology.
Brian has worked to develop alternative fuel distribution networks in California and Colorado. He has also served as a technical and financial consultant to the US Department of Energy and he continues to serve as a judge for the Clean Tech Open business plan competition as well as the DOE National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition.
Mr. Goldstein graduated with a B.S. in International Business from the Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado, and earned his MBA with focus on Finance and International Business at the Pepperdine University Graziadio School of Business Management, where he received a Merit Scholarship. Mr. Goldstein is an Eagle Scout.
Remy Garderet focuses on advancing EIN's policy initiatives, interfacing closely with state regulators, industry leaders and environmental stakeholders. His work is aimed at developing incentives, regulations and environmental markets to help reduce California's dependency on petroleum-based fuels. In addition to his role at EIN, Remy is Managing Director of Manta Consulting Inc..
Prior to this, Remy has worked on climate change-related projects in an international context: he directed an energy think tank in New Zealand, focused on the economic and environmental implications of the energy options facing that country, developed sustainable business partnerships for the Auckland regional government, and supported renewable energy exports to Latin America for a USAID-funded program. Remy also has a functional expertise in knowledge & information management, which he used for several years in Miami while helping build three major practices of a leading consulting firm.
Remy holds a Masters focused on Economics and Energy Policy from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and a BA in Communications and Latin American Studies from Stanford University.