Michele Knab Hasson

California Policy Manager, Energy Efficiency for All, Healthy People & Thriving Communities program

Michele Knab Hasson leads EEFA’s healthy building materials work, as well as California policy for Energy Efficiency for All—dedicated to linking the energy and housing sectors together to tap the benefits of energy efficiency for millions of low-income families. Before joining NRDC, Hasson worked alongside environmental justice communities to advocate for improved planning, investment, policy, and legislation in air quality, land use, goods movement, and transportation. 

Hasson, who is from Mexico City, Mexico, began her career under the auspices of the United Nations, working for equitable frameworks for financing for development, arms control, and gender justice. She has a bachelor’s in Spanish literature from the University of San Francisco and an MPP in international development and cooperation from Mexico’s National Council on Science and Technology at the Mora Institute. She is based in NRDC’s L.A. office.