Caitlin Eichten

Senior Policy Associate, Buildings
Caitlin Eichten

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Caitlin joined Fresh Energy in 2022, bringing her expertise to the buildings department to focus specifically on regulatory and legislative advocacy to transition the natural gas system away from fossil fuels and onto carbon-free electricity in buildings. Before joining the Fresh Energy team, Caitlin was conducting health economics research while based in Boston, western Maine, and, most recently, Brooklyn, New York. She recently completed a certificate program on Climate Change and Health through Yale University’s School of Public Health, and operationalizes her expertise in service of getting Minnesota’s buildings off fossil gas. Hailing from Plymouth, Minnesota, Caitlin holds a Bachelor of Arts in math and statistics from Carleton College.

Previously, Caitlin spent time researching the effects of climate change on tourism at state parks in northern Minnesota, as well as conducting field-based conservation research in Chilean Patagonia. She enjoys birding, long city and nature walks, skiing, reading novels, and playing tennis.