Tom Figel

Senior Director of Policy & Business Development
Tom leads GRID's community solar efforts nationally, including policy & regulatory engagement, program and project development, and utility relations focused on low-income customer and underserved community inclusion in community solar. As a member of GRID’s national policy team, Tom also leads the development of equitable and inclusive solar, clean energy and climate policies and contributes to communications including GRID's policy guide Prior to GRID Tom has professional experience with campaign organizing, the US Congress, as well software and battery storage startups. He graduated from the University of Washington and completed a masters in Europe with a focus on environmental policy and management. Outside of GRID, Tom enjoys sailing, surfing, skiing, basketball, gardening, music and travel.