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The Energy Management Group (EMG) at the UCLA Anderson School of Management serves to strengthen educational pursuits, facilitate networking opportunities, and enhance recruiting efforts among Anderson students, alumni and energy related organizations. We provide venues for students to learn, connect, and launch careers in the energy industry. Our functional interests lie in finance, strategy, marketing, technology development, and trading. We promote career development in all parts of the industry, and provide a formal channel for energy recruiting to take place at UCLA Anderson.


Thomas de Fresart
Daniel Moynihan
EVP - Partnerships
David Ochoa
VP - Finance &
VP - Career Development, Career Night
Graham Bloom
VP - Career Development, Days on the Job
Ira Herbst
VP - Programs
Eipe Koshy
VP - Marketing
Kavitha Ramakrishnan
VP - Alumni
Reid Strand
VP - Case Competition
Neama Dadkhahnikoo
VP - CACI Conference
Alexander Pugh
VP - Outreach / FEMBA
Alok Gandhi
VP - Engagement / FEMBA
Tyler Breiner
VP - Programs / FEMBA


Energy 101 Seminars
Lectures taught by alumni and industry experts to give students an insight into the energy industry. Topics include: Basics & Terminology, Project Finance, Policy, Project Development, Renewable Energy, Oil & Gas, and Nuclear Energy.
Panel Discussions & Tours
Panel discussions cover a variety of industry topics that are of interest and relevant to current students. Tours include visiting solar and wind installations, oil refineries, and clean tech manufacturing facilities.
Career Coaching
Second year students with past energy experience provide education and job search assistance by helping job seekers through the recruiting process. Career coaches provide resume critique and run mock interviews.
EMG Career Night
Features representatives and alumni from top California firms specializing in transportation fuels and electricity generation industries.
Days on the Job Visits
Personalized on-site tours and presentations at energy companies in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego and other Southern California locations. These visits allow students to learn about companies and network with current employees.