The Team

Our consultants have been active in the energy and climate change field for over a decade, and are recognized as some of Canada’s leading experts in modeling the response of economic and energy systems to greenhouse gas policies.

Jotham Peters, Managing Partner


Managing partner and primary model developer at Navius, with experience advising governments and organizations about energy and climate policy since 2006.

Michael Wolinetz, Partner


Lead techno-economic modeller for Navius Research since 2008, responsible for designing and executing energy and climate policy forecasting analyses using several quantitative models.

Noel Melton, Partner


Consultant and published researcher providing insights to governments and other clients about the impact of energy and climate policies since 2008.

Brianne Riehl, Managing Director

Climate and energy policy researcher and advisor since 2015, responsible for translating Navius’ complex modeling results into real-world insights.

Brett Zuehlke, Systems Manager

Brett comes to Navius with a background in environmental sciences and a diverse set of skills including statistical modelling and spatial analysis.

Rose Murphy, Senior Project Manager

Rose has been involved in sustainable energy research and consulting for more than twenty years. She specializes in developing and applying quantitative models to evaluate government policies for reducing energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.

Franziska Förg, Project Manager

Franziska joins Navius with a diverse background in energy-economy modeling, policy analysis, earth system studies, and spatial research methods.

Aurora Marstokk, Project Manager

Aurora has a background in environmental economics, climate change, environmental policy, spatial analysis, and econometrics. She also has experience as a research assistant at the University of British Columbia.

Douglas Bryan, Project Manager

Douglas has experience in environmental economics, energy markets and regulation. He has advised governments and private sector clients as an economic consultant, and has previously worked for the B.C. Climate Action Secretariat, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, and the Rwanda Mines, Petroleum and Gas Board.

Sam Harrison, Senior Analyst

With a background in energy systems engineering and economics, Sam has worked for governments, utilities, and NGOs on climate and energy policy since 2015.

Yunguang Chen, Analyst

Yunguang is an economist with expertise in energy-economy integrated assessment models, climate and energy policy analysis, and resilience planning against natural disasters.

Sam Pallas, Analyst

Sam joins Navius from Auckland, New Zealand, bringing with him a diverse background of quantitative, analytical and modeling experience in both the private and public sectors. Sam has a conjoint Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Science, Economics and Finance from the University of Auckland. His Engineering studies focused on mathematical modeling, optimization and data science.

Isaac Kwok Hei Yeung, Analyst

Isaac is an engineering professional in the energy sector. He holds a Bachelors of Engineering in Electrical Engineering with a focus on power system analysis and a minor in Sustaining Cities, Cultures, and the Earth from the University of Hong Kong.

Massimiliano Munn, Analyst

Massi comes to Navius with a background in economics and renewable energy project financing, with a set of skills ranging from applied econometrics to financial modeling.

Ian Sanderson, Analyst

Ian brings a range of experience to his role as a consultant, having worked in corporate banking, management consulting, and environmental economics. His academic and professional journey took him abroad to Oslo and London, where he worked in consulting and earned master’s degrees in Applied and Environmental Economics.

Renate Bluschke, Analyst

Renate comes to Navius with a background in climate and energy policy, environmental economics, and energy-economy modeling. She holds a joint undergraduate degree in Business and Environment, a certificate in Sustainable Community Development from Simon Fraser University (SFU), and a masters in Resource Management in the Energy and Materials Research Group at SFU.

Lucas Mehling, Analyst

Lucas is an economist with a focus on development and the environment. He joined Navius after completing a Bachelor of International Economics at the University of British Columbia (UBC).

Andrea Craig, Office Manager

Andrea has 13 years of administrative experience in the legal industry. She assists in the development and implementation of firm policies and procedures, manages the administration of HR policies, programs and practices within the firm, provides executive support to the Partners, and oversees the day-to-day functions of the firm.