Melinda H.

Co-Founder and Principal in Micro Mobility

United States of America
EN

15+ years of diverse experience in Transportation services including Micro mobility with Bird. Expertise with Fleet Management of two-wheelers and three-wheelers. Experience in infrastructure recommen...see more

  • Mobility & Transportation

450

/hr
  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice

Experience

Co-Founder and Principal

Electric Avenue
2 years
Current position
Apr 2020 - Present
Mobility strategy firm. Work with companies, non-profits, and city agencies to move car trips to electric two- and three-wheeled options. Fleet transition: Develop an action plan to tra...see more

Head Of Sustainability

Bird
2 years
Aug 2018 - Mar 2020
Provides the safest, smartest and most sustainable shared scooter available. Create a more livable future by reducing car trips, traffic, and carbon emissions. Responsible for making su...see more

Deputy Director, NACTO Global Designing Cities Initiative

Global Designing Cities Initiative
1 year
May 2017 - Sep 2018
Oversaw strategy and communications and led work on pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Sustainable Transport Consultant

Institute for Transportation and Development Policy
2 years
Feb 2015 - Nov 2016
Supported strategic planning and co-authored guidebook on active and inclusive street design for cities in Asia

Sustainable Transport Consultant

Asian Development Bank
2 years
Oct 2014 - Apr 2017
Worked on project teams to design and implement BRT, bikeshare, and greenlane projects in Manila, Philippines and Peshawar, Pakistan.

Project Manager [Consultant]

NYU Furman Center
1 year
Jan 2014 - Apr 2015
Conducted research and facilitated workshops for city officials as part of the implementation team for HUD’s National Disaster Resilience Competition

Urban Resilience Researcher

Rebuild by Design | Institute for Public Knowledge
5 months
Jun 2013 - Nov 2013
Supported community and practitioner engagement as part of Rebuild By Design, a project of President Obama's Hurricane Sandy Task Force.

Portfolio Manager, Sustainable Transportation

ClimateWorks Foundation
5 years
Dec 2007 - Aug 2012
Founding staff member. Led strategy development and oversaw more than $20 million in annual grants to international NGOs working on sustainable transport policies and projects.

Associate

California Environmental Associates
9 months
Mar 2007 - Dec 2007
Co-led strategic planning efforts, including for the Joyce Foundation and the Environmental Defense Fund.

Public Service Aide

San Francisco Department of Public Health
6 months
Sep 2005 - Mar 2006
Developed first draft of the city's Pedestrian Environmental Quality Index.

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Mobility & Transportation

Expertise

  • Logistics
  • Sustainability Strategy
  • Project Mangement
  • Operations
  • Design
  • strategic planning
  • Fleet Mgmt
  • City Design
  • City Infrastructure Design