Dec 07, 2022
Angela Evans, Roopak Kandasamy and Diane Bailey
Urban clean energy projects

Menlo Park Environmental Quality Commissioner Angela Evans, and Roopak Kandasamy and Diane Bailey from BlocPower will present.  BlockPower is a climate technology company with a mission to green American cities. Founded in 2014, the company has completed urban clean energy projects in more than 1,200 buildings.

Diane Bailey is Executive Director of Menlo Spark, a local nonprofit advancing climate and clean energy policy in Menlo Park and throughout the region. Diane has used her engineering degrees over the past twenty years to promote science-based climate and environmental advocacy for healthy and resilient communities.

Angela Evans serves as Environmental Quality Commissioner to the City of Menlo Park, where she works primarily on the city’s Climate Action Plan.  She also serves on the Board of Directors for Bay Area Stanford Professional Women and volunteers weekly with Ravenswood Classroom Partners, a local nonprofit organization that provides academic support to young children in Belle Haven/East Palo Alto.  She holds a B.S. in Environmental Science and Economics from Stanford and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. 
Roopak Kandasamy leads BlocPower’s partnership with Menlo Park, CA, and has expertise in deploying strategy and operations to help organizations scale. He also serves as President of the Board of Directors at climate advocacy non-profit 350 Bay Area. Roopak was named a Paul Harris Fellow by the Foster City Rotary Club in 2021.