Chelsea Mattioda



Juris Doctor, Boston University 

BA in History and International Affairs, Northeastern University

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Chelsea Mattioda joined Synapse in 2023 as an Associate and works on policy analysis, litigation support, and writing support on a range of issues. Ms. Mattioda focuses on energy efficiency, decarbonization, and energy justice. She currently assists with Synapse’s representation of consumer advocate and energy efficiency clients within the New England Power Pool (NEPOOL) stakeholder body where she monitors system planning, transmission, and federal regulatory issues. Ms. Mattioda has supported the development of comments, testimony and reports related to gas system investments in several states. Ms. Mattioda also contributed to Synapse’s forthcoming Distributional Equity Analysis Guide, a framework for utilities, commissions, and other key actors to understand equity impacts of investments in distributed energy resources.

Prior to joining Synapse, Ms. Mattioda practiced law as a public defender and  worked on other social justice cases. She also has experience managing the implementation of energy efficiency projects in commercial real estate and supporting clean technology startups through an accelerator program.

Ms. Mattioda holds a Juris Doctor from Boston University School of Law and a BA in History and International Affairs from Northeastern University.