Jasen Okunnuga is the Financial Coordinator for the Energy and Efficiency Institute and Western Cooling and Efficiency Center. Jasen holds a Masters in Arts in Public Administration from California State University of Northridge. His professional career began in the field of human services where he was a case manager for various grant funded programs. He then switched gears and entered the field of research administration in 2015 as a Contract and Grant Specialist. Prior to working at the WCEC, Okunnuga was the Fund Manager at the UCLA Department of Biostatistics. At the Institute and Center, he is responsible for highly technical financial support including budgetary planning and extramural fund analysis.