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Erin Ansbro

Erin Ansbro

Data Researcher

Erin Ansbro worked at the EFC between 2019 – 2020 as a Data Researcher working primarily on statewide water and wastewater rates surveys. She graduated from the University of Chapel Hill in May 2019 with … Continued

Glenn Barnes

Glenn Barnes

Associate Director

Glenn Barnes worked at Environmental Finance Center at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill from 2006 – 2019, ultimately serving as associate director. He conducted professional development courses and provided direct technical assistance … Continued

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Omid Barr

Project Director

Omid Barr joined the Environmental Finance Center in 2020 as a graduate research assistant. He earned his B.S. from the University of Maryland in 2018, after which he interned with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. In … Continued

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Garrett Basnight

Research Assistant

Garrett Basnight is a recent graduate of Environmental Studies at UNC working on research and outreach assistance at the EFC. He will be managing EFC social media accounts and providing graphic design and hands on … Continued

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Stacey Berahzer

Stacey Berahzer

Senior Project Director

Stacey Isaac Berahzer worked at the Environmental Finance Center at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill for several years up to 2018. She has an undergraduate degree from North Carolina Central University in … Continued

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Julia Cavalier

Research Director

Julia Cavalier joined the Environmental Finance Center in 2018. Prior to joining the EFC, Julia had 15 years of experience in the water sector and 13 of those years spent with the Public Water Supply … Continued

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Phone number for Julia Cavalier 919-962-0716

Alex Clegg

Alex Clegg

Research Fellow

Alex Clegg worked at the EFC while a senior at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill majoring in environmental studies and economics, with a minor in city and regional planning. He hopes to … Continued

Will Cotterman

Graduate Research Assistant

Will Cotterman is a graduate student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill pursuing a Master’s in City and Regional Planning, with a concentration in Land Use and Environmental Planning. He also plans … Continued

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Ahmed Rachid El-Khattabi

Research Specialist

Ahmed Rachid El-Khattabi is an applied economist and urban planner with methods expertise in policy-oriented quantitative research and data management. El-Khattabi holds a Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning from the University of North Carolina … Continued

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Shadi Eskaf

Research Director

Shadi Eskaf worked at the Environmental Finance Center at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill between 2004 and 2021. He joined the EFC as a graduate student Research Associate before becoming a full-time employee … Continued