Head and shoulders portrait of Christy Cooper, Acting Business and ITSO Director.

Christy Cooper is the Director of the Office of Business Services Management (OBSM) in the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE). In this role, she oversees the Workforce Management, Knowledge Management and Systems, and Information Technology Services Offices to ensure their efforts are aligned, effective, efficient, and responsive to EERE needs. She is also responsible for OBSM Business Administration Team activities, which include audit resolution, internal controls, conference management, and controlled correspondence and Congressional reports.

Before assuming her current position, Christy was both Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO) Operations Supervisor and DOE Director of the U.S. DRIVE Partnership. U.S. DRIVE is a government-industry collaboration among DOE and its national laboratories, automobile manufacturers, energy companies, and electric utilities to accelerate the development of advanced automotive and related energy infrastructure technologies.

Since joining EERE in 1995, Christy has held a variety of positions in EERE, including Acting VTO Director and positions in the Fuel Cell Technologies Office (now Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies), the Weatherization Assistance Program in support of the Recovery Act, and the former Office of Transportation Technologies.