Nichole Heil

Research and Policy Analyst, Climate Initiatives

Nichole is the Research and Policy Analyst for Climate Initiatives, which includes our work on water and clean energy. Before joining LAANE she worked as a student researcher at the UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation on issues of resilient water policy throughout Los Angeles. She simultaneously got involved in community campaigns and advocacy as part of her work for the UCLA Urban and Regional Planning Master’s Program. She also holds a B.S. in Biological Engineering and has worked as a civil engineer on construction sites across the County. She is passionate about making the just transition to a green economy a reality in Los Angeles. In her spare time she enjoys cooking with friends, going to concerts, and adventures.