Will Allen, safety for the Pittsburgh Steelers, visited The Brattle Group in February 2015 to shadow Peter for two days. This “externship” was organized by the National Football League Players’ Association (NFLPA), which provides players with onsite experiences for three weeks in the winter to help navigate their post-NFL career. Will is interested in energy and sustainability issues and hopes to attend business school post-NFL.
During his visit at Brattle, Will was introduced around the office and sat in on several presentations that discussed energy sector modeling, distributed generation, and storage technologies. Will’s passion for sustainability was clear as he discussed the themes of Peter’s book, Smart Power. After his time at Brattle wrapped up, Will expressed tremendous gratitude for the opportunity: