Eric Scheier is the founder of Emergi, a sustainability utility dedicated to ending energy poverty. He started his career in solar project finance and energy trading at a venture-backed solar project developer and has worked with a wide range of clients on sustainability projects, including those focused on international development and off-grid solar. He holds a BSc. in Environmental Science and Economics and an MSc. in Ecology from the Environment, Ecology, and Energy Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (E3P).