Julie Curti

Director of Clean Energy

Department: Clean Energy
Phone: 617-933-0716


Julie Curti joined MAPC’s Clean Energy Department in December 2019 and has served as the department’s director since July 2022. In this role, she leads a team that supports cities and towns on developing and implementing local clean energy and climate plans, policies, and programs. She oversees projects and guides the team’s work on building an equitable clean energy supply system, supporting the electrification and accessibility of our mobility systems, and ensuring that buildings are electrified, highly energy efficient, and affordable. Ms. Curti also serves on the Global Warming Solutions Act Implementation Advisory Committee and leads the Buildings Working Group.

She previously worked as a climate change and clean energy consultant for local and state governments and nonprofit organizations with Cadmus (formerly Meister Consultants Group) and as Associate Director of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Partnerships Center, focusing on increasing food security and building local food systems. While in Washington, Ms. Curti also worked as a legislative correspondent in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Ms. Curti holds a Master’s in City Planning degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, with a certificate in Environmental Policy and Planning, and a B.A. in Geography and Political Science from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, where she was a Truman and a Udall Scholar. She is a trained facilitator and certified mediator in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Areas of expertise: Climate change mitigation and adaptation, facilitation and community engagement, clean energy, energy efficiency, equitable planning and policy, urban sustainability, and food policy.