Gina Schrader

Director, Business Model Innovation


Gina Schrader serves as a Director, Business Model Innovation at NextEnergy. In this role, Schrader transforms energy and mobility interests and concerns into real commercial solutions by managing technology challenges and programs to accelerate advanced energy and mobility innovation. Schrader has more than 13 years managing environmental programs including domestic and international conservation campaigns. Her past consulting work has focused on program evaluation, stakeholder engagement, and identifying and building strategies that help industry and institutions save money, reduce its environmental footprint, and support a positive social impact. Gina is an Environmental Leadership Program (ELP) Senior Fellow, an Emerging Wildlife Conservation Leaders alumni and serves on the Board of Directors of FoodLab Detroit, the Detroit Women’s Leadership Network Advisory Council, and the Emerging Detroit 2030 District Advisory Council. Schrader holds a Masters in Environmental Management from Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, and B.A. from Western Michigan University.