Sasha Wedekind

Research Analyst

Energy Efficient Buildings
Sasha Wedekind is a research analyst contributing to Navigant Research’s Building Innovations program, where she is focused on energy efficiency in commercial buildings. Wedekind specializes in global market analysis and market forecasts for the construction, retrofit, and ongoing operation of more energy efficient buildings. Her areas of focus include renewable and energy efficient power generation, green building certification programs, sustainable building materials, and emerging business models.

Prior to joining Navigant Research, Wedekind was a research analyst at Academic Impressions, where she was responsible for conducting market research to inform company product strategies. She has also worked as a visiting researcher at the Environmental Law Institute, focusing on issues of natural resource management in countries emerging from civil war, and as an intern at Newmont Mining, performing country risk analysis for global operations. Wedekind is fluent in Russian and holds an MA in international studies, with concentrations in environmental sustainability and statistics, from the University of Denver.