Why Carbon Direct?




Shannon Keane

Shannon Keane

Research Associate

Geospatial Analysis + Climate Risk Analysis + Data analysis + Carbon Accounting

Shannon uses her experience in data analysis and climate risk management to support clients in realizing high-quality carbon removal and reduction strategies and impact.

Shannon's diverse background enables her to communicate and synthesize complex systems to a broad range of audiences.

Background & Bio

Prior to joining Carbon Direct, Shannon worked at First Street Foundation, where she applied her expertise to analyze and communicate climate risk to individuals, businesses, and government entities. 

Before First Street, Shannon honed her technical abilities at a robotics company, where she contributed to the development of comprehensive maps for their first self-driving delivery vehicles. She also spent time at Apple, where she contributed to the development of Apple Maps. 

During her time at First Street, Shannon earned her Master's in Engineering Science with a focus on engineering sustainability, conducting research into renewable and alternative energy, economic perspectives on engineering sustainability, sustainable development, and climate change communication.


BA, Geography, SUNY Geneseo

MS, Engineering Science, Engineering Sustainability, University at Buffalo

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