Margot M. Molloy
Mobile: (206) 841-3283
B. A. University of Washington (2012)
Awards and Recognitions
Margot is a Principal at CK Blueshift and has over a decade of experience as a consultant to Fortune 500 companies, non-profits, and foundations developing strategic plans, facilitating consensus among multi-stakeholder groups, conducting policy analysis, and incubating and launching new initiatives. Margot is motivated by mission-driven work that responds to critical resource challenges and working alongside passionate, smart, and fun people to develop innovative solutions. Her areas of expertise include organizational start-up, management and implementation of complex projects, stakeholder engagement, and analysis of natural resource regulations and climate policy.
Over the last four years, Margot has worked as the lead consultant to OpenET, managing the project’s transition from a four-year philanthropically sponsored project to a non-profit corporation, including organizational start-up and the development of the initial organizational structure and roadmaps. OpenET is a collaborative led by NASA, the Desert Research Institute (DRI), and Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), working with leading scientists to develop an online platform for mapping evapotranspiration (ET) at the field scale using satellite data.
Prior to joining CK Blueshift, Margot was a Director in the Environmental Policy and Advocacy group at CEA Consulting, where she worked for a decade and successfully served clients in a variety of environmental sectors, including water, climate, transportation and energy. Engagements included working with Rural Investment to Protect Our Environment (RIPE) to develop a two-year outreach and communications strategy for rapidly scaling non-profit coalition of farmers, ranchers, and agricultural trade association; co-leading the development and execution of regulatory strategy in California for Union Pacific Railroad and BNSF Railway through coordination of a specialized team of over thirty communications, operations, government affairs, and engineering staff; participation in regulatory proceedings at the California Public Utility Commission on behalf of energy providers and utilities; and securing funding and helping launch and incorporate an energy storage trade association of vendors and utilities developing open communication standards.
Margot lives in Boise, ID with her husband where they own Tumbleweed Bicycle Company, a bicycle company that manufactures bikes and parts for bikepacking and mountain bike touring.