Elissa is the Program Manager for Scale for ClimateTech at SecondMuse. In this role, she provides program strategy and execution, including managing key stakeholders and supporting innovators in scaling up production to accelerate their path to market.
Before joining Scale for ClimateTech, Elissa managed a global advisory board contributing to the United Nations Secretary-General’s goal to build a coalition to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050. She holds a Master of International Affairs and Management from the University of California, San Diego, and a Bachelor’s of Environmental Science from Queen’s University in Canada.
Elissa is passionate about contributing to the wider climate tech ecosystem and working with innovators, manufacturers, investors, and key partners to develop collaborative solutions that address the climate crisis in New York State and beyond. She is based in Brooklyn and her favourite part of living there is having the opportunity to meet and learn from so many inspiring and creative people. Outside of work Elissa loves to explore new restaurants, coffee shops, and museums. She has lived in four countries, speaks Mandarin, and loves to travel.