Mary has long been active in promoting business engagement with climate and environmental issues through her work with Environmental Entrepreneurs (partner of NRDC) and as a partner at AJW where she works on California regulatory and legislative issues.
Ms Solecki is a Partner at AJW, a public policy and business development firm for technology innovators. She has spent over a decade working with clean energy companies on transportation and climate issues across the Pacific Coast.
Mary has successfully led major campaign efforts to establish carbon programs and refine regulatory measures through strategic business engagement. Her work bridges the gap between the public and private sectors, with a focus on energy, transportation, and water issues. Mary’s work has resulted in successful legislative campaigns, business-friendly amendments to public policies, and more robust climate programs. She has served on California’s Low Carbon Advisory Panel, working closely with members of the ARB Board and staff.
Prior to joining AJW, Mary spent eight years with Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2), a partner of Natural Resources Defense Council. There she ran E2’s presence in California, Oregon, and Washington. She has worked in-depth on the Low Carbon Fuel Standard and carbon programs in both California and Oregon. She has advised on regulatory implementation practices and market research in transportation and power sectors.
- Regulatory & Policy Risks
- Clean Energy
- Technology Sector
Clean Energy Job Growth in California, San Jose Mercury News, June 2017
Water Efficiency Pays with Environmental Entrepreneurs’ Mary Solecki, Green is Good Podcast, May 2015
Appointments, Awards, and Degrees
Certificates and Awards
Global Reporting Institute, GRI Sustainability Reporting certificate
UC San Diego, certificate in Biofuel Processes
Presidio Graduate School, MBA
Indiana University, BS in Business