Mathias Bell is a consultant with RMI’s electricity practice. His focus is on the implementation of demand-side management resources, analyzing both regulation and policy frameworks and new business models for accelerating industry uptake. Mathias joined RMI in July 2008. Prior to joining RMI’s Energy and Resources team, Mathias worked at the World Resources Institute for their Climate and Energy team. M athias has also worked on integrating renewable energy and advancing resource efficiency for the Facilities Management Department at Carleton College. Mathias’s research on the economics of energy has taken him to China, Thailand, Vietnam, Costa Rica, and Iceland. Mathias holds a B.A. in International Relations with a concentration in Environmental and Technological Studies from Carleton College.