The Berkeley Energy & Resources Collaborative (BERC) is a multidisciplinary network of UC Berkeley students, alumni, faculty, industry professionals, and advisors who seek to turn world-leading research into world-changing solutions by tackling tough and timely energy and environmental challenges.

BERC Executive & Leadership Team

BERC Executive & Leadership Team

More specifically, BERC’s mission is to connect, educate, and engage its members in order to foster innovation and action. To that end, BERC:

  • Connects nearly 3,000 members as a part of a broad, cross-disciplinary network of students, faculty and professionals in the fields of energy and resources;

  • Educates students about cutting edge work in energy and resources through organizing events, lectures, and treks; and

  • Engages members by providing opportunities to address global energy and resources issues and collaborate on real-world projects.

For more information and to register as a member please visit our website at

Summit Team

Zineb Bouzoubaa, VP BERC Summit | MPP, Goldman School of Public Policy

Cinthya Fernandez Preda, Summit Director MBA, Haas School of Business

Jesus Guzman, Summit Director | MPP, Goldman School of Public Policy

Michelle Levinson, Summit Director MPP/MA, Public Policy and Energy & Resources Group

Christian Miller, Summit Director MPP/MS, Public Policy and Energy & Resources Group


Contact us at for more information about the 2018 BERC Energy Summit and how to get involved as a sponsor or participant. 

2015 BERC Hackathon Participants

2015 BERC Hackathon Participants