Max Becker

Senior Associate – Advancing Federal Climate Opportunities

Max works to help ensure Utah leverages federal funding opportunities for clean energy, energy efficiency, and electric vehicle development.  Through his role at Utah Clean Energy, he develops partnerships with local governments, businesses and other stakeholders to find avenues of collaboration in the expansion of clean energy in the West. Max Joined Utah Clean Energy from the University of Utah’s Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute, where he specialized in tax policy, economic development, and affordable housing research. Max also served as the policy director for Chris Peterson’s 2020 Utah gubernatorial campaign and as program director for Octagon Mentoring, a transitionary program for young adults coming out of in-patient treatment. Max holds a B.A. in political science from the University of Utah. When he isn’t working, you can find Max outside, enjoying all the beauty and recreational opportunities Utah has to offer.