Adenike Adeyeye is the senior analyst and Western states energy manager in the Climate and Energy program at the Union of Concerned Scientists. In her role, she focuses on advancing clean energy policy and reducing the use of fossil fuels. Previously, she served as chief of staff to Commissioner Martha Guzman Aceves at the California Public Utilities Commission. From 2012 to 2018, she was a senior research and policy analyst for Earthjustice, where she worked in coalition with environmental organizations and community groups across California to advocate for stronger clean air and clean energy policy. She has also worked as a community forester at the Urban Resources Initiative in New Haven, CT, and as a research associate at the Environmental Law Institute in Washington, DC.
She earned a Master of Environmental Management from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, and a BA in environmental studies from Yale University.