Michelle Lau


Michelle has experience guiding strategic planning and program design engagements with a range of clients. At Bennett Midland, she has collaborated on the development of strategic plans for multiple organizations, including Friends of the High Line, the New York City Criminal Justice Agency, and Sanctuary for Families. As a skilled quantitative analyst, she led the firm’s groundbreaking economic impact study of bicycle lanes and street improvements for the New York City Department of Transportation, and has supported the expansion and replication of this study nationally. Michelle also worked with Results for America to design and launch the inaugural Moneyball for Local Government Fellowship.

Prior to joining Bennett Midland, Michelle worked at the Environmental Defense Fund, where she conducted extensive research around the implementation of new energy generation technologies. Michelle graduated from Princeton University with a BSE in Civil and Environmental Engineering and a minor in Environmental Studies.

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New York City Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice

Task Force on Behavioral Health and the Criminal Justice System

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Operations and Implementation
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Health and Well-Being, Justice