Ashley Muspratt, Director of Innovation at CET

Ashley Muspratt, Director of Innovation, joined CET in 2018. In this role, she identifies strategic and emerging opportunities across CET’s focus areas and works with the President and other Directors to set priorities and bring opportunities to fruition. She has broad experience with the organization’s nation-leading wasted food programming, building sector decarbonization, and deconstruction. She engages in all aspects of program development and delivery from forging new partnerships, to proposal writing, to project implementation and monitoring.

Ashley has a long track-record of innovation. Prior to joining CET, she founded and ran a waste-to-energy startup in sub-Saharan Africa, which converted human fecal sludge into industrial fuel. The company’s investors included the Gates Foundation, USAID, and the French Development Agency and was widely recognized for reinventing the economics of urban sanitation in low-income countries.

Ashley has a MS in Environmental Engineering and PhD in Energy and Resources from the University of California, Berkeley.