Michael Ding is an Associate at Kearns & West and supports strategic communications and collaborative solutions within the technology, energy, and equity and inclusion sectors. Michael’s background is in the communications and public affairs field, where he provided project management on numerous ballot initiatives as well as research on crisis management throughout the pandemic. He is passionate about the positive impacts of public-private partnerships and building trust among stakeholders. Michael received his bachelor’s degree in International Affairs and Comparative Economics from the George Washington University where his studies focused on comparative economic systems and energy management. He was born and raised in Jakarta, Indonesia and is fluent in Bahasa.