Eliot Cresswell is the policy analyst at the Workforce Development Institute of New York (WDI). At WDI, Eliot studies the workforce implications of policies and trends at the national, state, and local levels. He supports WDI’s statewide staff through targeted research and data analysis on industry sectors such as manufacturing and energy. Eliot is the co-author of WDI’s recent report, New York State & the Workforce of Offshore Wind Energy. Prior to WDI, Eliot worked at Rockefeller College, University at Albany for 12 years. Eliot holds a master’s degree in labor and policy studies. He served in the United State Peace Corps in Morocco.