Aven Satre-Meloy
senior analyst 


Aven is a PhD student at the University of Oxford’s Environmental Change Institute. His research aims to improve our understanding of energy consumption in US and UK households, focusing on how deeper insight into complex human-energy dynamics can inform energy policy and strategy for accelerating the low-carbon transition. Prior to starting his PhD, Aven received a Master’s degree in Environmental Change and Management from the University of Oxford. He was a research fellow and contributor to the New York Times bestseller Drawdown, published in 2017. Before enrolling at Oxford, he worked in both private and public-sector roles, first for a start-up that is now the top loan provider for residential solar installations in the US and then for the White House Office of Energy and Climate Change. He grew up in the US state of Montana and received a BS in environmental