Vartan Badalian is accelerating the fight against climate change and developing the sustainable transport industry. He is deeply passionate about his work and personal mission to transform the transport industry, and he works across on-road vehicle decarbonization, aviation, maritime and more. Before joining GreenBiz Group as the Transportation Analyst and now Director, Transportation, Vartan worked across government, the private sector and the NGO community on all things electric vehicles and transport, previously leading the Climate Group’s EV100 initiative and as corporate counsel for an EV charging startup. As an industry leader, attorney, and policy professional, Vartan brings a deep background to GreenBiz. Vartan holds a Bachelor of Science from SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry and a Juris Doctorate from Lewis & Clark Law School. He was named a 2021 GreenBiz 30 Under 30 by GreenBiz, a 2022 Future Climate Leader by The Aspen Institute, and a 2022 35 Under 35 Rising Star of the Electric Vehicle Industry by Business Insider. Vartan was most recently featured on Yahoo News discussing the state of electric vehicle charging in the U.S.