Eric Mackres is the Building Efficiency Manager with the WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. He supports the Building Efficiency Initiative through program development, project management, and research. He manages global projects and partnerships with key cities, including in Mexico, China and India. Prior joining WRI Eric worked at the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). He holds a Master of City Planning and Environmental Planning Certificate from the MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning and a B.A. in Political Science, Public Policy, and Environmental Studies from Albion College.