Lotte Schlegel is the former Executive Director of the Institute for Market Transformation, currently serving as a senior advisor through April 2024. 

As IMT’s Executive Director, Lotte guided the organization’s growth and led the implementation of its multi-year strategic plan. She oversaw internal operating systems and processes with an eye on both big-picture vision and tactical execution.

Previously, Lotte worked as the Vice President for Business Development and Operations for an international water and energy efficiency implementation company where she developed market entry strategy, programs, and business opportunities. Prior to that, Lotte served as IMT’s Chief Operating Officer and was an analyst for the Maine Public Utilities Commission, focusing on electric utility rate cases, energy procurement, and electric reliability issues, and helping run a residential energy efficiency and clean energy program. She has also worked in scientific research and conservation.

Lotte first became interested in energy efficiency while living “off grid” and relying exclusively on solar and wind power for water pumping and electricity. She is a graduate of Wellesley College and holds an MBA from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.


Lotte Schlegel

Senior Advisor

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