Meg McIntosh is a Senior Director, Energy, at IHS Markit, leading research and analysis of North American power and renewable markets. Her research has focused on national and regional climate policies and their implications for a range of energy sector business lines. Most recently Ms. McIntosh led IHS Markit analysis of the California greenhouse gas cap-and-trade program, which covers multiple sectors of the economy. She has led numerous analyses of US renewable and climate-related regulations policies, including existing state renewable portfolio standard policies, proposals for a federal clean electricity standard, and US Environmental Protection Agency regulations to limit carbon dioxide emissions from power generating facilities. Previously, Ms. McIntosh was a Director at The Massachusetts Renewable Energy Trust, where she oversaw the Industry Investment and Development Program, making loans to and equity investments in early stage renewable energy companies. While at the Renewable Energy Trust, she also was responsible for optimizing the organization’s renewable energy certificate contract portfolio position. Ms. McIntosh also worked for PA Consulting, advising energy and financial sector clients on a variety of wholesale energy market issues, including generation asset valuation and strategy. Ms. McIntosh holds a BA from Hobart & William Smith Colleges and an MBA from the Yale School of Management.