Daniel Malarkey is a fellow with Sightline Institute and a Senior Research Scientist at the Sustainable Transportation Lab at the University of Washington. He does research at the intersection of new mobility technologies and public policy, with an emphasis on public policy to support vehicle electrification.
Daniel has held leadership positions at Amazon and with several clean energy start-ups, including as CEO of his own biodiesel company. In the four years after the Great Recession, he worked as Deputy Director of the Washington State Department of Commerce, where he oversaw the Energy Office and scores of other programs to improve communities and human welfare. Daniel lives in Boise, Idaho, and from 2020 to 2023 served on the Citywide Advisory Committee for Boise's zoning code rewrite process.