Please join us as we welcome professionals working across the climate and energy space. The event will be moderated by a student from the Energy and Climate job before the panel is opened up to the audience for a Q&A. Afterwords, there will be breakout sessions with each of the professionals for students to have a more tailored discussion with each of them.
Leah Song is the Montgomery Foundation Environmental Law Fellow at Northwestern Law’s Bluhm Legal Clinic. Her work at the Clinic focuses on areas of environmental advocacy including climate change, air pollution, energy law and environmental legislation. Prior to joining the Clinic, Leah worked as an associate at Jenner and Block LLP in the Environmental and Workplace Health & Safety Law Practice. Leah received her J.D. from The University of Chicago Law School and B.A. in Environmental Studies from The University of Chicago.
Kimberly Neely Du Buclet was elected to the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) Board of Commissioners in November, 2018. As a native resident of the South Side and a lifelong Chicagoan, she is proud to serve the residents of Cook County. Prior to joining the MWRD Board, Commissioner Du Buclet served as the Legislative and Community Affairs Director for the Chicago Park District where she worked with community organizations and elected officials around the city and the state to improve parks and park programming throughout Chicago. As part of her duties, she closely monitored legislative activity at all levels of government to assess the impact of proposed legislation on the Chicago Park District.
Anna Kuryla. BP’s low-carbon and biofuel trading teams are active in most of the world’s carbon and environmental product markets. At BP, Anna Kuryla works primarily in trading analytics at the intersection of low carbon and gasoline trading, specifically for ethanol and other renewable blending components. Anna also supports emerging commodity markets such as biofuels, renewable fuels, and carbon credits. She graduated from the University of Chicago in 2022.
Andres Llado works as a staff consultant within EY’s Climate Change and Sustainability Services (CCaSS) practice in Chicago. He graduated in 2022 from the University of Chicago with a B.S. in Environmental Science and a B.A. in Global Studies. Andres has previously worked as a research assistant in Prof. Elisabeth Moyer’s lab in the Department of Geophysical Sciences, studying convective tracers and high cirrus cloud formation. Andres has also worked as a research assistant at the Harris School of Public Policy, supporting Prof. Adam Zelizer’s study on how information impacts legislative voting. On campus, Andres was involved with EPIC as an events intern, and he was also a member of the UChicago Law & Politics Track and the Rising Attorneys Program.